JMeter JKnowledge: Properties and Variables

JMeter JKnowledge is a chance to take a moment away from the tutorials and learn a little bit more about some of the concepts we have been or will be using.

It’s very important as your tests become more complicated, and we move ever closer to taking our functional testing work and utilizing it to perform load and performance testing, that we have a good understanding of what Properties and Variables are in JMeter, as well as their benefits and limitations.

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Functional Testing 01: Your First API Call

First in a series focusing on using JMeter for functional testing of an API.

Let’s get started!

In our first tutorial we will learn how to setup a very basic HTTP Request Sampler to make a call to an API running on the internet. I will introduce  JMeter test plans, thread groups, HTTP Request Samplers, and View Results Tree Listeners.

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