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JMeter Cookbook by Bayo Erinle

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Developing custom JMeter plugins

One of the major benefits of using JMeter is that it is open source. As a result, it has a high level of community involvement that has lead to the creation of ample plugins that can be used to extend it and provide functionality that doesn't come out of the box. In the rare event that a plugin you need doesn't already exist, or the already existing one doesn't suit your needs, nothing stops you from creating one and contributing to the community. This is a huge win for JMeter over other closed commercial tools, as this opens up a new realm of possibilities.

How to do it…

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