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TestMethodAttribute Class

Used to identify test methods. This class cannot be inherited.

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Method, AllowMultiple = false)]
public sealed class TestMethodAttribute : Attribute

Test methods must be located in a test class and must be marked with the TestMethodAttribute to be valid.

This attribute can be specified on a method. Only one instance of this attribute may be applied to a method.

This attribute is used by default to distinguish test methods in auto-generated code.

For more information about how to use attributes, see Extending Metadata Using Attributes.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.