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Tips for Using Flood Element for Performance Testing

In case you missed it, there’s a new performance test tool on the block: Flood Element. It’s a scalable, browser-based tool that allows you to write scripts in JavaScript that interact with web pages like a real user would.

Browser Level Users is a newer approach to load testing that overcomes many of the common challenges we hear about traditional methods of testing. It offers:

  • Scripting that is akin to common functional tools like Selenium and easier to learn
  • More realistic results that are based on true browser performance rather than API response
  • The ability to test against all components of your web app, including things like JavaScript that are rendered via the browser

Given the above benefits, it’s a no-brainer to check out Flood Element for your web load testing, especially if you have struggled with existing tools like JMeter or HP LoadRunner.