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3.7 public beta was launched yesterday. It removes the guesswork from test configuration thanks to a new test wizard. Killer autocorrelation saves 80% of time spent on creating test scripts and makes almost any test ready to run out-of-the…Continue
StresStimulus V3.7 public beta, released today substantially simplifies test case configuration. This result is achieved by two main factors:
Select the recording source and click Record to start capturing your test case.
To create a test case from Session Grid, capture sessions or open a previously saved .saz session file, then on the first step in the wizard, select this choice (d) and click Create.
We are excited to announce the release of v3.5 today. Hundreds of users worldwide joined the public beta during the last two months. We received dozens of improvement suggestions through the StresStimulus Community forum and privately. We appreciate all your feedback and thank you for your help in making StresStimulus better.
Beta Expiration: If you installed the beta, it will expire in the next several weeks. You can replace it with the production version, available immediately.
What's New: In short, expect more power with less effort. Now you can configure and complete the most complex load tests of web applications running on virtually any Enterprise platform, in fewer clicks, while discovering more facts about your application scalability.
Here are a few v3.5 highlights:
February 24, Update: v3.5 went live today. In includes a context- sensitive help integrated with a complete online user guide for a quicker StresStimulus adoption path.
StresStimulus V3.5 public beta, released today includes the following highlights:
1. Loops. A Loop is a group of sequential requests or pages, requested multiple times within a test case iteration. Loops are implemented as extensions of transactions. Once a transaction is created, it can be converted to a loop by changing its "Transaction or Loop Type" property. Two types of loops are supported:
Example of using loops: User postbacks "check status" page multiple times until the…Continue
1. Three controls for simpler request parameterization. Previous concept of Parameterization Grid and Parameterization Editor is reworked to achieve more functionality and consistency and remove several restrictions. Now you can parameterize requests by selecting one of three controls most suitable for a particular situation. Follow these steps:
Note: GET requests do not have Body.
October 11, Update: v3.0 went live today.
Nine months ago we unveiled the Standalone StresStimulus Roadmap that laid out our intent to give StresStimulus users a choice of a Fiddler-integrated or standalone version in v3.0. Today with the launch of 3.0 public beta, we mark a significant milestone in this development.
Integrated and standalone versions are delivered in a single installer. Both versions have a very similar UIs and the same feature set, so no additional training is required. Both…Continue
What's new in StresStimulus 2.8. The highlights of 2.8 are more versatile testing options with Data Generators and Functions, full control over test configuration with XML-based scripting, and saving test configuration time with Parameter Finder and Auto-Configurator. A full list of all features and enhancements is listed in multipart release notes that start here.
Backward, no forward compatibility. V2.8 is backward…Continue
This update is expected to be the last one before the final release scheduled for this month. The following new features and updates were added:
1. Host Auto-Filter deletes unnecessary requests and helps with future recordings. The Video-tip below shows how to use it.
Hold the Ctrl key and highlight all hosts that are relevant to this test, and then click the Host Auto-Filter button. StresStimulus will: