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From "Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT]" <andrew.p.sosnow...@citigroup.com>
Subject RE: Re; Functional Mode Checkbox and Quick and Dirty Functional T esting
Date Fri, 06 Sep 2002 14:18:15 GMT
 Hi Mike

I just re-tried these on the nitely build from yesterday and it did work for
the html captured in the jtl file and the "View Results Tree"!!

Wonderful!!

Only 1 new problem? 
Did something change on the "View Results" screen.
When I go here there is a test box for the Name (in this defaults to View
Results) but there is no text box to view the html and no Next button. This
could be as a result of running using JDK 1.4 on Windows XP (I usually run
on SUN Solaris 2.6  OS with JDK 1.3.1 which I'll try again on Monday)

Anyway I wasn't able to check what was captured in the View Results screen.

Thanks Mike

Andy

P.S. I believe I was using the unstable version before.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Stover
To: JMeter Users List
Sent: 9/5/02 3:34 PM
Subject: RE: Re; Functional Mode Checkbox and Quick and Dirty Functional T
esting

What version is that?  I'd prefer you did these experiments on the
latest nightly.

-Mike

On 5 Sep 2002 at 15:21, Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT] wrote:

> 
> Tried this with a couple of more report pages of the same type that
had the
> problem where captured html was incomplete.
> I looked at the html captured in several places:
>    1) log file- this is always truncated at the same place
> 	I did find a non-ascii character in one of the files at the
point of
> truncation but not all files have this.
> 
>    2) View Results- sometimes captured the whole file, sometimes
truncated
> in that same place
>    3) View Results Tree- also shows truncated html in same place.
> 
> This for the same page in the same run of the test!!
> 
> 
> In terms of looking in the log, is there something I need to do to
turn on
> the log; the version I'm using doesn't seem to write to a log file.
> 
> Thanks again
> Andy
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Stover [mailto:mstover1@apache.org]
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 9:18 AM
> To: JMeter Users List
> Subject: Re: Re; Functional Mode Checkbox and Quick and Dirty
Functional
> Testi ng
> 
> 
> My only thought on this is that Avalon's ConfigurationSerializer is
choking
> on some 
> special character in your page and throwing an exception, and JMeter
is
> catching 
> it silently.  Have you checked JMeter's logs?  It's recently improved,
so
> it'd be nice 
> to use the logging system to track this down.  Look in 
> org.apache.jmeter.save.SaveService.java for places to put interesting
log 
> statements.
> 
> -Mike
> 
> On 5 Sep 2002 at 8:53, Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT] wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I thought I had sent this mail previously but it seems as though it
didn't
> > go?
> > Sorry for the delay.
> > 
> > I have not yet figured out why the html page is not always
completely
> > captured.
> > However when I use the "View Results" visualizer, the full page if
there?
> > 
> > It seems to stop consistently in the same place in this page.
> > 
> > Also I put the page through an html checker and it passed (plus it
> displays
> > properly in both IE 5.x,6 and NS 4.x and 6.x.
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> > Andy
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT] 
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 10:25 AM
> > To: 'mstover1@apache.org'; Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT]
> > Subject: RE: Functional Mode Checkbox and quick and dirty Functional
> > testi ng
> > 
> > 
> > Sounds good.
> > One more thing I've discovered in my testing; the html for one of my
pages
> > is not being fully loaded into the log file; is there any limitation
to
> the
> > storing of html that you know of?
> > 
> > (Another curious thing is that the html saved changes all the html
angle
> > brackets to &lt; and &gt; Not a problem just curious)
> > 
> > The page in question does display properly in both Netscape and IE.
> > 
> > This would limit the usefulness of this new feature; there was no
error
> > detected but I did not have an assertion for </html>
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Andy
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Stover [mailto:mstover1@apache.org]
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 9:26 AM
> > To: Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT]
> > Subject: RE: Functional Mode Checkbox and quick and dirty Functional
> > testi ng
> > 
> > 
> > Here's kinda what I imagined:
> > 
> > The visualizer looks like the View Results Tree (ie, there's a tree
that
> > holds results or some 
> > sort, you click on a node, you see the details below).
> > 
> > It also has 2 additional fields where the user can specify the name
of two
> > requests in the test.  
> > The visualizer will then create diffs against these two requests,
and from
> > the diff info, create 
> > the nodes in the tree.  Thus, each node in the tree isn't a normal
result
> > but rather, the diff 
> > between the two specified results.
> > 
> > I don't know exactly what your needs are, so you make it whatever
you
> want,
> > of course.  The 
> > visualizer could be dependent on a "diff" command being on the
system, and
> > windows users 
> > can always install cygwin (it's the first thing I do on any windows
box).
> > It might also be worth a 
> > few minutes to search the web for a diff Java implementation.
> > 
> > -Mike
> > 
> > On 27 Aug 2002 at 7:17, Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT] wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi Mike
> > > 
> > > This seems to be working for me pretty well; so far I am using
perl to
> > parse
> > > out the html files, massage them and compare them but that could
be done
> > > easily with Java regular expressions as well.
> > > 
> > > You mention creating a visualizer; I'd like to perhaps build this
if you
> > > feel it fits into jMeter plans; what do you think it should look
like?
> Any
> > > pointers?
> > > I think there should be an additional input field to specify the
run
> that
> > is
> > > to be compared.
> > > The actual result would consist of the output of the diff command
on the
> > > html files within the 2 logs. However I'm not sure if there is a
> > > cross-platform version of diff.
> > > 
> > > Thanks in advance
> > > Andy
> > > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Mike Stover [mailto:mstover1@apache.org]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 5:09 PM
> > > To: JMeter Users List
> > > Subject: Re: Functional Mode Checkbox and quick and dirty
Functional
> > > testing
> > > 
> > > 
> > > First, you have noticed the one and only difference that choosing
> > > "functional testing" makes.
> > > 
> > > Second, that sounds like an interesting idea - to make a
visualizer that
> > > compares the 
> > > functional differences between two test runs?  I think your
proposed use
> > of
> > > such a tool is an 
> > > excellent idea.
> > > 
> > > -Mike
> > > 
> > > On 20 Aug 2002 at 15:21, Sosnowski, Andrew P [IT] wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Hi Mike,
> > > > 
> > > > Can you give me an idea of what is the intent behind the
Functional
> Mode
> > > > testing checkbox on the front page?
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > This was my plan for a quick and dirty functional test:
> > > > We have a Staging environment and a production environment for
our
> app.
> > > > When we make a new release of our app I would like to capture
and
> > compare
> > > > the html responses of running a test script with the new version
of
> the
> > > app
> > > > on the Staging Environment and the old version still in
Production.
> > > > Then I would compare the 2 versions of html and make sure that
nothing
> > > > changed that was not expected to change.
> > > > Of course I have to ignore Referrer Headers values and
time-stamps and
> > > > various cookies that are different on the different servers.
> > > > 
> > > > When I tried using this mode I did find the html within <binary>
tags
> in
> > > the
> > > > log file.
> > > > It looks like it might work as a quick and dirty way to compare.
> > > > 
> > > > Perhaps it might be worth building in some additional support
for this
> > > kind
> > > > of testing into jMeter? For example store html cleaned of
timestamps
> in
> > a
> > > > file separate from the log file (or jtl file)
> > > > I might be willing to do this if others would find it useful.
Also any
> > > ideas
> > > > of how to make it more useful and general are appreciated
> > > > 
> > > > What do you think?
> > > > 
> > > > Andy
> > > > 
> > > > 
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