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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

About the Reviewers

Ripon Al Wasim has over 16 years of experience in the software industry. His professional experiences include software development, functional and non-functional testing (both manual and automated testing). He currently works as senior software engineer at Cefalo Bangladesh Ltd. (

Ripon is a hunter of new technology and is very passionate about test automation.

He is an active participant in the professional community of Stack Overflow:

Ripon is the author of Mastering Selenium Testing Tools (, a video tutorial published by Packt.

He has reviewed the following books published by Packt:

Selenium WebDriver Practical Guide (

Performance Testing with JMeter - Second Edition (

Mastering Selenium WebDriver (

I would like to thank my mother for always praying for me. In my spare time, I love to spend time with my wife, Koly, as well as my twin babies, Nawar and Nazif.

Vinay Madan is currently a QA Lead with SecurePay ( He has more than 10 years of experience in the diversified fields of software testing, quality assurance, test management, and agile software development.

He has worked on projects for leading international clients for payment gateway, eWallet, smart cards issuance, big data, security, telecom, and e-learning. He is an avid learner with strong technical expertise in functional and performance testing tools such as Selenium, QTP, Cucumber, Serenity BDD, JMeter, and Load Runner.

Over the years, Vinay has worked with multiple software methodologies, including Agile, Scrum, and Customized Waterfall for Windows, the web, and mobile. He is passionate about automation and open source technologies, and loves sharing his knowledge on blogs and forums.

Thank you, mom, for everything. I would also like to thank my wife for her everlasting love and support.