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Performance Testing with JMeter 3 - Third Edition

By : Bayo Erinle
Book Image

Performance Testing with JMeter 3 - Third Edition

By: Bayo Erinle

Overview of this book

JMeter is a Java application designed to load and test performance for web application. JMeter extends to improve the functioning of various other static and dynamic resources. This book is a great starting point to learn about JMeter. It covers the new features introduced with JMeter 3 and enables you to dive deep into the new techniques needed for measuring your website performance. The book starts with the basics of performance testing and guides you through recording your first test scenario, before diving deeper into JMeter. You will also learn how to configure JMeter and browsers to help record test plans. Moving on, you will learn how to capture form submission in JMeter, dive into managing sessions with JMeter and see how to leverage some of the components provided by JMeter to handle web application HTTP sessions. You will also learn how JMeter can help monitor tests in real-time. Further, you will go in depth into distributed testing and see how to leverage the capabilities of JMeter to accomplish this. You will get acquainted with some tips and best practices with regard to performance testing. By the end of the book, you will have learned how to take full advantage of the real power behind Apache JMeter.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback

Dummy Sampler

Though not part of the built-in JMeter samplers, this sampler can be added to your JMeter toolkit via the JMeter extensions project. Refer to to grab the latest plugin extension and install it in your copy of JMeter. The new Plugins Manager makes it easier than ever to install different plugins without having to copy and move JARs around. This sampler generates samples with just the values that are defined for it. It comes in extremely handy when debugging post processors, without having to repeat the entire execution of the test plan or waiting for the exact condition in the application under testing.

This component allows you to determine whether the response should be marked as a successful sample, what response code to return, the response message, the latency, and response times. In addition, it allows you to specify a request and a response, which can be anything you choose; for example, HTML, XML, or JSON.

To install the Dummy...