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TestContext.BeginTimer Method (String)


When overridden in a derived class, begins a timer with the specified name.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework.dll)

public abstract void BeginTimer(
	string timerName


Type: System.String

The name of the timer to begin.

A timer can be useful when a unit test is run in the context of a load test. In this case, the time between the calls to BeginTimer and EndTimer for a given timerName are reported as transaction times in the load test results.

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