Installation Windows

Learn how to install BELLATRIX tools on Windows OS.

Overview

BELLATRIX is not a single thing it contains multiple framework libraries, extensions and tools. The tool is built to be cross-platform, however some of the features can be used under Windows since they are written for Visual Studio.

Before proceeding with the installation, please read the system requirements system requirements and install all prerequisites!

Installation Steps Visual Studio

  1. Download BELLATRIX UI Installer x86 version or x64 version
  2. Run Bellatrix.Installer.UI.msi

BELLATRIX UI Installer

After you install the product, you need to create a starter kit project to see how to use all features or create an empty BELLATRIX tests project.

Read how to use all installed features:

Installation Steps Visual Studio Code

There are not snippets, item or project templates for Visual Studio Code. The way you create BELLATRIX project is through CLI.

Before you can create a new project, you need to install the template first.

All available templates:

  • Bellatrix.API.GettingStarted
  • Bellatrix.API.MSTest.Tests
  • Bellatrix.API.NUnit.Tests
  • Bellatrix.Desktop.GettingStarted
  • Bellatrix.Desktop.MSTest.Tests
  • Bellatrix.Desktop.NUnit.Tests
  • Bellatrix.Web.GettingStarted
  • Bellatrix.Web.MSTest.Tests
  • Bellatrix.Web.NUnit.Tests

Install Template

dotnet new -i Bellatrix.Web.GettingStarted

Create Project from Template

  1. Open the folder where you want the files to be placed
  2. Open CMD
  3. Type the below command for the desired template
dotnet new Bellatrix.Web.GettingStarted

Getting Started projects contain examples, demos and exercises. It is recommended to create such a project first and test the BELLATRIX tools and libraries. After that, you can use “Tests” templates which generate empty preconfigured BELLATRIX projects depending on the technology- Web, Desktop, API, MSTest, NUnit.

Create Getting Started CLI

Testing on Remote Machines

To execute your tests on a remote machine or multiple machines you can use Automate the Planet open-source distributed test runner Meissa.

You can download it from the site. To get started read Meissa Docs.