LoadRunner Tutorials: Hands-on free training course for beginners (and helpful for experienced professionals as well!)
Micro Focus LoadRunner (earlier HP) is one of the most popular load testing software. It is used to performance test an application under the load. It can simulate thousands of concurrent users to produce real-time load transactions and analyze results.
With total 50+ protocols, you can test any Web, HTML, Java, SOAP and many more applications making this one of the best choices for load testing.
This tutorial series will help you learn Load Runner from scratch. We have covered the latest VuGen scripting tutorials in greater depth with many easy to understand examples.
Note – We have updated all the VuGen tutorials with the latest examples on Micro Focus version! The video tutorials are recorded on earlier HP version but these are still completely valid with minor UI changes which you can spot easily.
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LR Text + Video Tutorials:
Tutorial #1: LoadRunner Introduction
Tutorial #2: Introduction to VuGen Scripting with Examples
Tutorial #3: Recording Options
Tutorial #4: Script Recording, Replay and Correlation
Tutorial #5: Parameterization
Tutorial #6: Correlation
Tutorial #7: VuGen Script Enhancements
Tutorial #8: VuGen Scripting Challenges
Tutorial #9: Functions
Tutorial #10: Web Services Protocol Performance Testing
Tutorial #11: VuGen Script Files and Runtime Settings
Tutorial #14: LoadRunner Interview Questions
Overview of Tutorials in LoadRunner Series
|Tutorial #||What You Will Learn|
|Tutorial #1||LoadRunner Introduction|
Micro Focus LoadRunner (earlier HP) is one of the most popular load testing software. It is used to performance test an application under the load. This LoadRunner Tutorial series will help you learn the tool from scratch.
|Tutorial #2||Introduction to VuGen Scripting with Examples|
‘VuGen’ is the first component of LoadRunner and is used to capture the network traffic and create scripts that emulate real user actions on a Web Application. This tutorial will explain you all about VuGen Scripts.
|Tutorial #3||Recording Options|
Script recording allows various options for selection on how the script is to be recorded. This tutorial explains about the various Script Recording Options in LoadRunner.
|Tutorial #4||Script Recording, Replay and Correlation|
This tutorial will explain Vugen Script Recording and replay process in detail and you will also get to learn how to handle dynamic values using ‘Correlation’.
This LoadRunner VuGen Parameterization Tutorial will help you to learn Parameterization in detail along with the types of parameters and the steps involved in Creation and configuration of parameters.
This tutorial will explain you all about VUGen Correlation and how it works in detail along with an informative video for your easy understanding.
|Tutorial #7||VuGen Script Enhancements|
We will see the basic VuGen script enhancements like Transactions, Text and Image checks, Comments and Rendezvous points in this tutorial.
|Tutorial #8||VuGen Scripting Challenges|
This tutorial will guide you on How to handle some real-time challenges in VuGen scripting along with few other other scenarios that we would come across while working on various applications.
We will learn more about ‘pre-defined’ LoadRunner, Protocol specific and C-language functions with synatx and examples that are most commonly used in VuGen scripts/scenarios in this tutorial.
|Tutorial #10||Web Services Protocol Performance Testing|
In this tutorial on Web Services Performance Testing Using LoadRunner, we will learn how to Create SOAP Web Service Scripting using Web Services protocol with VuGen.
|Tutorial #11||VuGen Script Files and Runtime Settings|
Learn how to setup LoadRunner VuGen script files and Runtime settings to create or enhance any VuGen script for web applications from this tutorial.
|Tutorial #12||Controller (Video on Our YouTube Channel)|
This LoadRunner Controller video Tutorial will explain more about
(i) Controller - Scenario Creation
(ii) Controller - Running the scenario i.e Load Test
|Tutorial #13||Test Result Analysis|
Test Result Analysis and Reports in LoadRunner are explained in a simple step by step manner along with a classic video tutorial for your reference.
|Tutorial #14||LoadRunner Interview Questions|
This tutorial will focus on the most commonly asked LoadRunner interview questions and answers that will help anyone to successfully clear the performance tester’s interview using LoadRunner.
Check out the complete series and let us know if you have any questions.
First Tutorial in the series.