Missed our webinar on performance testing for web and mobile applications? Nearly 1,500 people signed up for this webinar – and we recorded the session in full so you can enjoy it too! In this webinar, BlazeMeter’s VP of Product Strategy Ophir Prusak revealed how you can ensure your backend will handle high traffic loads from mobile apps and websites. Key topics included: - How and why companies are incorporating performance testing into their app development lifecycle
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It might not be your preferred method, but sometimes black box testing is inevitable. Here's an example of a scenario that I often encounter… A client comes in and says: “Hey, I’ve got this web app. I’m not really sure exactly how it works, but...well, I need to load test it. Can you please help me script it and see how it handles load?”
You’re probably busy getting your website or app ready for Black Friday. But do you know how much it will cost your company if it does go down for a couple of minutes on the big day? Or which time of day your site will be stressed the most? Or how many people will come to your site from mobiles? Check out this Infographic for the answers to these questions and a few more interesting statistics on load testing…
The 2014 Scalability and Performance Conference (Surge 2014) starts on Wednesday – and we’re going to be there! The event, which will be held from September 24-26 in Maryland, will focus on the development of scalable web applications and architectures. Surge 2014 will feature four key tracks: Scaling Architecture, Scaling Infrastructure, Scaling Organizations and Training.
The Webdriver Sampler is a great tool - but not everyone knows how to use it! In the past, we’ve covered how to use Selenium with JMeter's WebDriver Sampler. So today I’m going to answer the top ten questions that I get asked about using the WebDriver Sampler - with some extra tips and techniques to help you with Selenium scripting in JMeter. Q. How do I Allocate the WebDriver Sampler?
Did you catch our webinar on combining back-end and front-end testing? Nearly 1,500 people signed up for this webinar, which showed viewers how to understand what will happen to their front end when their web or mobile app is under heavy load. Michael Sage from Sauce Labs teamed up with our own Ophir Prusak for this event. Together, they covered many valuable topics, including:
It was the biggest event on Apple’s 2014 calendar; the long awaited launch of the iPhone 6. On September 9, Apple announced the iPhone 6, the 6 plus and its new smartwatch. Apple fans had been camping outside the Fifth Avenue store for days in anticipation of the release. On the day itself, thousands flocked to the web to watch a live stream of CEO Timothy Cook unveil Apple’s latest innovations. But instead of Apple’s new products, many visitors saw the following message…
JMeter has rich built-in plugins for most things you need. But you could still get stuck while writing complex tests for something specific. In such cases, it’s worth using the Beanshell sampler. It’s really powerful...if you know how to use it. If you’re a Java developer you can easily invoke Java code in Beanshell. However, if you’re not familiar with Java, you might find it difficult to write a Beanshell script. So, in this article I’m going to show you how to write Beanshell scripts without any Java knowledge.
There are just over 12 weeks left until Black Friday. That’s around 87 days, 2088 hours, or 125,280 minutes that you have left to identify and fix any possible issues that could arise on the big day. Here are some other Black Friday statistics that might interest you: - In 2013, online sales were 15% higher than the previous year - Last year mobile traffic grew by 34% from 2012
Load testing is a vital part of any web-based application testing process. It helps us determine a system’s behavior under both normal and anticipated peak load conditions. It also helps identify the maximum operating capacity of an application, potential bottlenecks and elements that may be contributing to performance degradation.