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From sebb <>
Subject Re: Java script not executing
Date Tue, 12 Sep 2006 11:43:49 GMT
On 12/09/06, Richard Gaywood <> wrote:
> On 9/12/06, me_zeta <> wrote:
> >
> > I am using jmeter to test performance of my application. I request a jsp
> > page. in that page there is a script function which does a submit of the
> > form and goes to another page. But this javascript submit is not happening
> > while trying to test through jmeter. I am using 2.2 version.
> > please help
> JMeter does not attempt to do anything with the results of the HTTP sampler,
> including parsing returned HTML or XML, or executing returned javascript.

It can scan HTML for embedded resources such as images.

> Unless someone more knowledgeable than me is about to correct me, the best
> way to handle this is with some logic in the JMeter test plan that emulates
> the javascript functionality. For example, you may be able to run a couple
> of RegExp Extractors over the HTML page and construct a URL to POST to based
> on the values extracted.

Or use the JMeter proxy to record the test plan. This will only work
if the URL does not vary. If it does vary, then do as Richard says.


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