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Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook by Unmesh Gundecha

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Using HttpWatch for measuring performance

HttpWatch is another famous tool for watching the client-side performance of a web application with Internet Explorer and Firefox. Similar to dynaTrace, HttpWatch provides various metrics to analyze problems in JavaScript, network requests, page resources, and page load performance. It offers API support for monitoring and capturing the log files in C#, Ruby, JavaScript, and so on.

In this recipe, we will set up HttpWatch to capture the various performance metrics using a Selenium WebDriver test.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we will need to download and install HttpWatch Basic Edition from http://www.httpwatch.com/.

You may also download and install the Professional edition for more features.

During installation, ...

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