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Solution Architecture with .NET

By : Jamil Hallal
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Solution Architecture with .NET

By: Jamil Hallal

Overview of this book

Understanding solution architecture is a must to build and integrate robust systems to meet your client’s needs. This makes it crucial for a professional .NET software engineer to learn the key skills of a .NET solution architect to create a unique digital journey and build solutions for a wide range of industries, from strategy and design to implementation. With this handbook, developers working with the .NET technology will be able to put their knowledge to work. The book takes a hands-on approach to help you become an effective solution architect. You’ll start by learning the principles of the software development life cycle (SDLC), the roles and responsibilities of a .NET solution architect, and what makes a great .NET solution architect. As you make progress through the chapters, you’ll understand the principles of solution architecture and how to design a solution, and explore designing layers and microservices. You'll complete your learning journey by uncovering modern design patterns and techniques for designing and building digital solutions. By the end of this book, you'll have learned how to architect your modern web solutions with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure and be ready to automate your development life cycle with Azure DevOps.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Understanding the Responsibilities of a Solution Architect
Section 2: Designing a Solution Architecture
Section 3: Architecting Modern Web Solutions with DevOps Solutions

Exploring testing in Azure

Manual testing can be a key testing technique to deliver a great UX and to certify a product before the go-live stage. Azure Test Plans, along with Visual Studio 2019, offers the features we need to manage our testing efforts, from manual and exploratory testing to load and stress testing.

The starting point is to create a test plan made up of configurations, test suites, and test cases that can be broken down into shared test steps, and use the parameters that will allow us to repeat a test but with different input data.

Use the following link to sign in to Azure DevOps:

After successful login, you can see Test Plans in the menu on the left side, as per the following screenshot:

Figure 8.12: Test Plans in Azure DevOps

Figure 8.12: Test Plans in Azure DevOps

After creating a test plan, we need to set the configurations upon which we intend to run our tests—for example, we can specify the operating...