Testing for smartphone apps is always challenging given the variety of smartphones, different OS and screens. They part of business gear as well for business people on the move. It is challenging to develop apps which could perform well.
BlazeMeter, a mobile and web load testing platform provider, has announced that it will offer free load testing support for startups. The company provides JMeter based load testing on the cloud for enterprises.
Soon after the acquisition of Fiddler by Telerik, some interesting development has taken place in the community of tools built on top of Fiddler. StresStimulus, one such Fiddler extension used for Load and Stress Testing has announced yesterday that it will develop a standalone version of StresStimulus to give users a choice between Fiddler-integrated or standalone version, at no additional cost and StresStimulus’ free version will stay free forever, as well.
StresStimulus, a load and stress testing tool used for performance testing of websites, web applications, web services, Silverlight, flash and mobile apps, has been on the fast track to growth, adding on features and increasing its customer base which includes Microsoft, Cisco and Fujitsu to name a few. The latest development that we got to hear from StreStimulus beat is the release of Version 2.0, yesterday. The new release marks the introduction of
Apica, a leading load testing and performance monitoring software provider for cloud and mobile applications, has acquired the advanced web load and stress testing tool Proxy Sniffer. Proxy Sniffer lets developers simulate more than 1 million simultaneous web users, making it one of the most powerful tools for analyzing and testing the performance and stability of large-scale web applications both internally and in the cloud.
Developing apps for Facebook might be easy, but not testing, as Facebook prohibits the usage of automated tools within its framework. So, one option is to test the Facebook application outside the Facebook Platform infrastructure. There are two major issues to this; the first one is that the app cannot be tested as is, the Facebook calls have to be disabled to go ahead with testing. The second issue is that there is no tool available that can handle the complexity of the load test scenario of a Facebook application.
Neotys, an easy-to-use, cost-effective load & performance testing tools for web and mobile applications, recently announced the release of NeoLoad 4.0, a major new revision of its load and performance testing solution designed for web applications to realistically simulate user activity and analyze server behaviour.
A pretty new tool to the avail of the web testers for load and stress testing is StresStimulus. Fiddler is a web debugging proxy which help analyze performance of web pages accessed by single user and StresStimulus is an extension to it. It helps testing the performance of web pages. Can be used to test application in near real world scenario.
GCLoad's load test offering allows you to use the award winning Proxy Sniffer load testing product on a "Pay As You Go" basis. If you're only sporadically running load tests simply download the free version of Proxy Sniffer and when you're ready to execute your load test simply start our Amazon EC2 virtual machines and execute your load test from the cloud.
SmartBear has developed a new performance testing tool for load, stress and scalability testing of web applications. Using LoadComplete, you can record and replay realistic application usage scenarios and monitor the application performance and key infrastructure metrics in real time under the load of hundreds and thousands of automatically generated concurrent users. This lets you easily identify performance problems with web applications as they happen, investigate their possible causes, and remedy them before launching or updating a web site.