Eggplant Performance 8 Release Notes

Features and Improvements 8.0.0 (24 April 2018)

  • Integration with Apache JMeter.
    • Eggplant Performance can now execute test plans created in Apache JMeter.
    • Provides an easy migration path from JMeter to Eggplant Performance.
    • Easily distribute JMeter test plans across multiple injector machines.
    • View the progress of JMeter test runs in Eggplant Performance Test Controller.
    • Analyze the results of JMeter test runs using Eggplant Performance Analyzer.
  • Comprehensive support for OpenAPI REST Services.
    • Generate code for testing a REST service from an OpenAPI specification.
    • Supports JSON and YAML formats.
    • Generated code can be C# or Java.
    • Supports OpenAPI 2.0.
    • Easily generate scripts that target the REST service.
    • All serialization/deserialization of requests/responses is handled behind the scenes, so scripts are clean and simple, with no complicated correlations or transformations necessary.
  • Citrix Improvements.
    • Support for Citrix StoreFront.
      • New Citrix StoreFront recorder captures traffic to both the StoreFront web server and the Citrix server.
      • Citrix scripts can now include a mixture of web and Citrix commands, so that a single Virtual User can connect to the web server, download an ICA file, and use it to interact with the Citrix server.
    • Citrix Recorder Improvements.
      • Added options to record Click, Double-Click, Right-Click and Move actions for an image.
      • Existing images are displayed in the recorder, so it is easy to capture new events for existing images.
      • Image hotspots can be adjusted by dragging the mouse or pressing Ctrl+click.
      • The area around the captured image is displayed in the dialog, to make hotspot placement easier.
      • Improved placement of Start/EndTransaction calls in generated scripts.
    • Citrix API Improvements.
      • Added the DoubleClickFoundLocation method.
      • Added the LogScreenShot method.
      • Added the ScreenHeight and ScreenWidth properties.
      • Added the SaveIcaFile method.
      • Added the DeleteIcaFile method.
      • Added the IcaFilePath property .
  • Eggplant Functional Integration Improvements.
    • New Eggplant Functional Log Viewer displays all of the Eggplant Functional logs generated by a Virtual User in a single place.
    • New ConnectionProperties class makes it easier to pass different connection parameters when connecting to a SUT, including options for connecting via Eggplant Automation Cloud.
    • Existing Eggplant Functional connections can be used when generating Eggplant Performance scripts.
    • Warnings generated at runtime by Eggplant Functional are displayed in the corresponding Eggplant Performance virtual user log.
    • Verbose logging option is now switched on by default.
  • Realtime KPI values can now be viewed in tables and charts in Test Controller. Failing KPIs are highlighted.
  • Transaction percentiles chart added to Test Controller.
  • Support for stepped ramp-up.
  • Added ability to rename transactions in a recording.
  • Improved data source view in Studio.
  • Reset window layout option was added to Studio and Test Controller.
  • Proxy recorder can now export the certificate file in PFX format.
  • Added the new LogCurrentDataValues method to the API. This method writes all of the current data values to the event log. The method is called automatically whenever an iteration fails.
  • Added the new SetAuthentication method to the Web API.
  • Added an option to automatically start the Shared Data Server at the beginning of the test.
  • Custom Virtual User templates have been removed from the product and can no longer be used.
  • Many more bug fixes and improvements.

 

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