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  • Scripting Citrix 7.x Storefront with LoadRunner/VuGen

    Posted on September 13, 2018 by Tony Gartrell

    For all LoadRunner users who work with Citrix deployed applications, it is important to note that there have been major changes to the Citrix 7.x architecture which will directly impacts how LoadRunner scripts are created. One of the big changes is that Citrix 7.x no longer uses ICA files to connect to the server. Instead, the ICA information is generated on the fly and is only usable for a short period of time.  Additionally, with the addition of the Citrix Storefront, the login and published app selection is HTML only.

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  • Advanced Topics in VTS – Part 4

    Posted on July 27, 2018 by Tony Gartrell

    A Step by Step guide to using the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS)
    Introduction to the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS) – Part 1
    Install and Setting up VTS – Part 2
    Coding for VTS – Part 3
    Advanced Topics in VTS – Part 4
    Working with Tables
    Sometimes working with VTS tables isn’t very straight forward.  VTS provides you with a single table for data sharing. Don’t think of it as a database table, think of it more of an Excel table.  There is NO forced row integrity – keeping related data on the same row Read Entire Entry

  • Coding for VTS – Part 3

    Posted on July 27, 2018 by Tony Gartrell

    A Step by Step guide to using the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS)
    Introduction to the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS) – Part 1
    Install and Setting up VTS – Part 2
    Coding for VTS – Part 3
    Advanced Topics in VTS – Part 4 

    NOTE:  You can have multiple instances of VTS running and being used during a test. These code samples are assuming you are using a single instance of VTS.  If you are using multiple instances, you’ll want to use the vtc functions and NOT the lrvtc functions!  Instances are c Read Entire Entry

  • Install and Setting up VTS – Part 2

    Posted on July 27, 2018 by Tony Gartrell

    A Step by Step guide to using the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS)
    Introduction to the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS) – Part 1
    Install and Setting up VTS – Part 2
    Coding for VTS – Part 3
    Advanced Topics in VTS – Part 4 
    Install
    This is the easy part.  You can find the VTS setup executable under the “Additional Components” folder in the LoadRunner install directory.  It is a quick and easy setup that you can do using the default options.  You can install the VTS on the same server as the co Read Entire Entry

  • Introduction to the New HPE LoadRunner Virtual Table Server (VTS) – Part 1

    Posted on July 27, 2018 by Tony Gartrell

    A Step by Step guide to using the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS)
    Introduction to the New HPE Virtual Table Server (VTS) – Part 1
    Install and Setting up VTS – Part 2
    Coding for VTS – Part 3
    Advanced Topics in VTS – Part 4 For those of you who have been using LoadRunner for a while, you may have heard about the Virtual Table Server (VTS). This is a technology has been around since the early versions of LoadRunner. However, the original version of the tool was never officially supported by HPE. There was Read Entire Entry

  • Micro Focus StormRunner Training Dates Announcement: 2018

    Posted on June 7, 2018 by Admin

    Northway is proud to announce our Summer 2018 schedule for Micro Focus StormRunner Load training by Micro Focus certified Instructors! The class will be scheduled on July 23rd, 2018. Class will performance testing best practices combined with technical training on Micro Focus StormRunner Load. In this class students will learn how to effectively plan a performance test based on measurable objectives, create realistic load tests based on industry best practices and implement repeatable test execution methodology every time. Training Read Entire Entry

  • Micro Focus UFT Training Dates Announcement: 2018

    Posted on June 7, 2018 by Admin

    Northway is proud to announce our Summer 2018 schedule for Micro Focus UFT training led by Micro Focus Certified Instructors! Class is scheduled for Aug 13th, 2018. Course will first cover all the core concepts of Record/Replay, synchronization, verification and reusable actions. Some of the advanced topics will include data driving, writing functions, Descriptive programming, Modularizing test scripts and finally best practices around designing scripts for reusability and maintainability. This will be an online class delivery. Read Entire Entry

  • Webinar Announcement: Eliminate Poor EHR Performance

    Posted on June 7, 2018 by Admin

    We are proud to present at the at the Allscripts ACE 2017 conference in Chicago. Some of the topics covered will be:

    How to properly plan for performance testing of Allscripts SCM.
    How to set up a test environment.
    How to design test plans, business processes, and REALISTIC test scenarios.
    How to utilize test results to make business decisions.
    Lessons learned from the output of performance testing over the years.

    See the ‘sneak preview’ and a lighter version of the presentation that w Read Entire Entry

  • Working with Objects, Variables, and Code in TruClient – Part 4

    Posted on October 31, 2017 by Tony Gartrell

    Introduction to TruClient – Part 1
    Recording in TruClient – Part 2 
    Enhancing a TruClient Script – Part 3 

    XPath

    Objects can be identified several ways in TruClient.  The recommended way is to use Automatic whenever possible.  Unfortunately, this doesn’t always work.  One of the best solutions is to use XPath.  Under the Object sections you have the ID Method.  This is usually set to Automatic.  You can also change this to XPath, which allows you to see the XPath value or to JavaScript which allows you to Read Entire Entry

  • Enhancing a TruClient Script – Part 3

    Posted on October 31, 2017 by Tony Gartrell

    Introduction to TruClient – Part 1
    Recording in TruClient – Part 2
    Working with Objects, Variables, and Code in TruClient – Part 4 

    Parameters

    Define your parameters just like you normally would for an HTTP script.
    There are several ways you can use parameters in a script.  The easiest way is to change the argument section of the step is to use the parameter from Plain to JavaScript.

    Select the text you want to parameterize and right click it.  From the menu, you can create a new parameter or select from Read Entire Entry