BrowserUp Proxy Release 1.1

We recently released version 1.1 of the BrowserUp Proxy. BrowserUp Proxy is a free utility to watch, test, and manipulate web application network traffic and performance. The BrowserUp proxy is based on a fork of the BrowserMob Proxy, an open source project which hasn't had a release in a few years. It uses the same API as BrowserMob...

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Types of Web Application Load Tests

There are a number of different common types of load tests. They each serve different purposes, and vet different capabilities.

Real-World Concurrency Test

A Real-World Concurrency test simulates normal production-like usage and determines the application's scalability. This test is probably the single most important test for vetting a site's capabilities. Pur...

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How to Create a Login Script for Load Testing

Scalability-wise, authentication is one of the most critical functions in a web application. Why? For most non-trivial web applications, the majority of their functionality requires prior authentication. The implication here is that the scalability of the system's authentication provides a hard-ceiling on your website’s scalability. If your users can’t login, they can’t get to your website's ot...

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Web Browser Market Share Trends

Some trends stick out when reviewing web browser market share trends for 2015. Internet explorer lost market share, and Chrome gained almost the exact same ground. (more…)

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What’s our blog about?

We plan to blog extensively on testing, performance and scalability related topics. Our content will include how-tos for creating testing scripts, performance testing and performance tuning. Our focus will cover QA, DevOps, and development of scalable websites from a development perspective.

We'll be doing periodic link roundups of the content we post on the