LoadFocus Documentation is live

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1 minute read We’ve just added a Documentation page to help you have a better understating about LoadFocus and load and performance testing in general. The Documentation page contains: how to run a new load test  full explanation of all the terms used when creating a new test how to inspect the results of a load test definitions… Read more »

What is HTTP POST Request?

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1 minute read HTTP POST request is used for sending data to a server. You can use POST requests for upload a file or submitting a web form, make sure that the receiving application agrees on the format. Additional headers are sent with the POST request: Content-Type: header which is usually application/x-www-form-urlencoded and the Content-Length: header gives the… Read more »

Performance Testing, Load Testing and Stress Testing

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2 minutes read Performance Testing, Load Testing and Stress Testing determine the behavior of the application under different types of usage. If you need to do a performance assessment of a website, web application, API you have to focus on a series of metrics. These are Response Time, Latency, Throughput, Bytes/second, Transactions/second, Hits/second and others. For a performance test… Read more »

UI and performance testing for UI heavy web applications – solutions

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3 minutes read Create automated website tests for free with LoadFocus.com. Testing the UI (user interface) of web applications has been always a main concern of developers. It is the first thing that a user/customer notices once something is wrong. There quite a few solutions on the testing world out there. I will enumerate most of them here and… Read more »

How to compare the performance of different builds of a web application?

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1 minute read If you want to check the performance improvement or degradation of your web application between two builds you need to do the following: decide what part of your application you want to compare – page rendering, API response time, CPU or memory of the two builds create a Apache JMeter performance test script run the… Read more »

How many threads or concurrent users can I run in parallel with Apache JMeter from my machine?

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1 minute read If you want to stress your application with Apache JMeter you will try to start a load/performance test from JMeter with a lot of threads or concurrent users. You have an example in our previous post how to create a simple GET performance test for a web application or web site. Let’s return to our… Read more »

LoadFocus launches today the Cloud Load Testing Service

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1 minute read LoadFocus launches today the cloud load and performance testing service powerful enough to stress a web application or API with thousands of concurrent users. Based on Apache JMeter open source project and hosted in the cloud, LoadFocus is designed for software developers, QA (Quality Assurance) engineers and product owners to run accurate load and performance tests… Read more »