xUnit.net is a free, open source, community-focused unit testing tool for the .NET Framework. Written by the original inventor of NUnit v2, xUnit.net is the latest technology for unit testing C#, F#, VB.NET and other .NET languages. xUnit.net works with ReSharper, CodeRush, TestDriven.NET and Xamarin. It is part of the .NET Foundation, and operates under their code of conduct. It is licensed under Apache 2 (an OSI approved license).
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|xUnit.net||Console||MSBuild||TestDriven.NET||Visual Studio 2||Resharper||Devices|
|Desktop Class Library||1.9.2+||✓ 3a||✓ 3a||✓ 3a||✓ 3b (2012+)||✓|
|Portable Class Library||2.0+||✓ 3a||✓ 3a||✓ 3a||✓||✓ 3c|
|.NET CLI and .NET Core
(Windows, Linux, OS X)
|2.2+||✓ 3b||✓ 3b (2017+)|
|.NET Standard Class Library 1.1+||2.2+||✓ 3a||✓ 3a||✓ 3a||✓ 3c|
|Universal Windows Platform||2.1+||✓ 3b (2015+)||✓ 3c|
|Xamarin MonoAndroid 1||2.0+||✓ 3c|
|Xamarin iOS Unified 1||2.0+||✓ 3c|
|↓ The project types below have been officially deprecated ↓|
(Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1)
|2.0 - 2.1||✓ 3b (2013+)||✓ 3c|
|Windows Phone 8 (Silverlight)||2.0 - 2.1||✓ 3c|
|Xamarin MonoTouch (iOS Classic) 1||2.0 - 2.1||✓ 3c|
Note: A GUI runner ships with xUnit.net 1.9.2, but is no longer supported.
1 Requires Xamarin for Visual Studio or Xamarin Studio
2 Visual Studio support requires Visual Studio Community, or a paid-for version of Visual Studio (Express editions are not supported)
3 Test runner source code availability:
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