Microsoft and Perfecto Mobile Ltd. yesterday announced new features for mobile app testing in Visual Studio and Microsoft Azure. Perfecto Mobile provides mobile app testing solutions with its MobileCloud platform, which can draw upon a cloud of thousands of connected smartphones and tablets on which developers can run various kinds of tests. The testing service has been previously available as mobile testing extensions to Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio Online. Yesterday, the companies announced a strengthened partnership, with new testing features and special discounts for Perfecto Mobile services that are being offered to MSDN subscribers and Microsoft Azure users. The new features include support for C# testing scripts that run on the cloud of devices from within Visual Studio, according to a blog post by S. Somasegar, corporate vice president of the Microsoft Developer Division. Another new feature is support for Windows Phone 8.1 devices, including new Nokia Lumia models yet to ship. Continue reading here.