LoadRunner Tutorial for Beginners (Free 8-Day In-Depth Course)

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.

LOADRUNNER TUTORIAL FOR BEGINNERS

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 #12: Controller (Video on Our YouTube Channel)
Tutorial #13: Test Result Analysis

Tutorial #14: LoadRunner Interview Questions

Overview of Tutorials in LoadRunner Series

Tutorial #What You Will Learn
Tutorial #1LoadRunner 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 #2Introduction 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 #3Recording 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 #4Script 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’.
Tutorial #5Parameterization

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.
Tutorial #6Correlation

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 #7VuGen Script Enhancements

We will see the basic VuGen script enhancements like Transactions, Text and Image checks, Comments and Rendezvous points in this tutorial.
Tutorial #8VuGen 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.
Tutorial #9Functions

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 #10Web 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 #11VuGen 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 #12Controller (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 #13Test 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 #14LoadRunner 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.

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