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From Andrey Pokhilko <a...@ya.ru>
Subject Re: Post-Sampler Timers
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:17:02 GMT
The scoping will stay the same.

The implementation will be pretty straightforward and I don't see any
complications, just couple of "if" statements.

Andrey Pokhilko

On 04/15/2015 12:37 PM, UBIK LOAD PACK Support wrote:
> Hi,
> Very good idea !
> We always use the following strategy to have this  feature:
>
>    - Use TestAction with 0 sleep and nest in it the Timer. This way timer
>    pauses where it is located for the expected time and not SampleResult is
>    generated.
>
> So you idea would help as it is a bit harder to maintain.
> One note although, how would you handle scoping ?
> Would it stay as is ? If yes, won't code be difficult and clumsy ?
>
> Regards
> @ubikloadpack
>
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:32 AM, Andrey Pokhilko <apc4@ya.ru> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> When I try to introduce JMeter to new people, I frequently see them
>> confused with our way to set "think times" before request. Especially
>> those who used to use some other testing tools, where think-time is
>> _after_ request.
>>
>> I personally think that think-time should be made after request, because
>> its duration depends on the results of the request. If you have got long
>> text as a result of your request, you supposed to spend some time
>> reading it. If you have short error message, you supposed to do your
>> next request much faster. The _delay_ time before request still makes
>> sense, because it allows manipulating throughput and synchronize requests.
>>
>> I would like to contribute to JMeter following changes:
>>
>>  1. Add a property for Timers, marking them as "pre-sampler" or
>>     "post-sampler" timers
>>  2. Modify thread execution flow to call pre-timers and post-timers
>>     accordingly
>>  3. Modify timers UIs where it is reasonable, adding radio button to
>>     change timer mode
>>
>>
>> Any thoughts/objections on this?
>>
>> --
>> Andrey Pokhilko
>>
>>
>


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