Performance testing is complex, you can’t use just a screwdriver – you need a swiss army knife. I’ve seen yet another performance test tool that sells itself as needing ‘no scripting’ ability. A scriptless tool – ‘no coding required’. I’ve lost count of the number of tools I see selling with these points. If you’re thinking […]
The more I work on TruClient protocol, the more challenges I face (to implement more and more functionalities in scripts / config changes) and the more I explore on TruClient. This exploration sometimes take me very long to resolve issues and help me learn many new things on the way. Through this article I would […]
Loadrunner and a slow death. It was a good Test Managers’ Forum yesterday. Alan Wallet from ING did a presentation on the direction of test tools and how the landscape has changed. What struck me most was the general consensus in the room that while Mercury is an expensive and great tool, since they have […]
Post publishing my articles the high level review on AJAX TruClient protocol of LR and incorporating basic functionalities in AJAXTruClient, I am receiving a number of messages, comments and queries via email and on LinkedIn. Most of the queries are related to implementations of basic functions in the scripts developed on TruClient. Through this article, I would resolve some of those […]
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This week, I had a chance to go through the latest links added to Strangeloop’s WPO Hub, and as always, I’m impressed by the breadth and depth of the topics covered. There are a lot of smart people in our industry.
Everyday I see at least one discussion or thread related to Ajax TruClient protocol. Many performance engineers across the world are starting to use this protocol to test their web apps. Most of the questions on TruClient technology are based on three primary steps of scripting – Parameterization, Text Verification and Corelation. In this article, I will walk […]