JMeter and WebDriver – 2 ways to combine them effectively

In my previous post I wrote about why it can┬ábe useful to combine running load tests in combination with functional automated tests (checks). In this post I will go in a bit deeper and give […]

Use Dynatrace to measure the performance

Problem DynaTrace Ajax Edition is a free tool for optimizing web 2.0 applications. It supports Microsoft Internet Explorer as well as Mozilla Firefox. Dynatrace finds problems and provides a complete picture of what is going […]

Display the HAR format

Problem We have seen the HAR (Http ARchive) format as the output from the BrowserMob proxy implementation and the NetExport implementation. The HAR file contains a log with requests and responses to the server. The […]

Implement web.Timings

Problem A new embedded feature in some browsers is the webtimings. This feature works only in Internet Explorer 9 and Google Chrome, by the time this book is published. We can also combine it with […]

Measure Performance – Introduction

We can measure the websites performance using Selenium WebDriver. There are a couple of ways to improve the performance of the application under test, but first we need to know where the bottleneck is. For […]

Implement code timings

Problem The easiest way to get some performance related metrics is to implement timings in your testcode. This will work in every browser which is the big advantage. The disadvantage is probably that we have […]

Use NetExport to export Firebug’s NET panel

Problem Firebug comes with a create feature which is visible in the NET panel. The NET panel gives use the per item download time in a breakdown structure. This structure is build up from a […]