While it is possible to write conversion routines by inventing your own XML parser, it is not recommended except as an exercise for students of computing science.All major languages have XML libraries that do all the heavy lifting of parsing (and validating, if needed).Key features include: Record Virtual User, design realistic virtual users, run scenario from multiple locations (Europe, USA and more), analyze bench reports to find performance bottlenecks. Test on demand or automate testing throughout development lifecycles.
Features include automatic recording of test scenarios, distributed load injectors, topological and threshold analysis of anomalies, infrastructure monitoring, creation of custom test reports for each user profile.
A script storyboard provides a graphical view of test scenarios; the scripting interface enables script customization.
Also see Web Site Testing FAQ in the FAQ Part 2 for a discussion of web site testing considerations; also see What's the best way to choose a test automation tool?
in the LFAQ section; there are also articles about web site testing and management in the 'Resources' section. Free open source version supports the HTTP protocol, the $pro version supports binary protocols.
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