When it comes to HAR files, usually the following two questions arise: (1) What is a HAR file? And (2) how can HAR files be useful, especially in regards to load testing? In this blog post, we will introduce you to HAR files and we will step through a sample workflow, which illustrates how HAR files can be leveraged in a real-world scenario.
Silk Performer is capable of recording a broad range of application types and technologies. To do so, Silk Performer uses various recording methods, which can be confusing at times. To make things a bit more clear, we're going to outline the theory of how recording in Silk Performer works.
In this blog post, we will show you how you can replay load test scripts that make use of the HTTP/2 protocol. Before we jump over to Silk Performer and show you the details, let's first discuss what HTTP/2 actually is. Revision 2 of the hypertext transfer protocol has been released in 2015, 16 years after HTTP/1.1. It is a major advancement compared to HTTP/1.1 - in essence, it provides for a considerably faster communication between client and server.
In this blog post, we'll introduce you to one of the feature highlights of Silk Performer 17.5: Responsive web design testing. We will first discuss what responsive web design is, and then we will show you how Silk Performer analyzes a real website and provides some valuable information for the subsequent testing process. Or in other words: Silk Performer's Page Analysis Summary will suggest the resolutions we should consider when load testing our web application.