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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

The Regular Expression tester

Throughout the course of the book, we have seen Regular Expression Extractor post processors in action in several of our scenarios. These components allow you to extract values from a server response using a Perl-type regular expression. As a post processor, this element executes after each sample request in its scope by applying the regular expression, extracting the requested values by generating the template string, and finally, storing the result in a given variable name, which can then be referenced further down the test plan. To fully maximize the use of the Regular Expression Extractor post processor, you should get acquainted with regular expressions in general. There are numerous online resources that can help, but you can start with this one-- The RegExp Tester view is one of the options that you can choose from the View Results Tree listener drop-down menu. It allows you to test various regular expressions...