Gatling 3.7. – What is New?

The latest release of Gatling is out with the version number of 3.7! Since the release of 3.6.1 in July 2021, Gatling team has been working hard to provide a major release with lots of bug fixes and brand new features. And thanks to the new offerings of Gatling 3.7, your load testing experience forms into a whole new facet. Java DSL Gatling’s first choice for writing your load test scripts has always been Scala language. But you won’t have to stick with Scala any more! With Gatling 3.7, users will be able to [...]

By |2021-12-08T14:29:40+03:00December 8th, 2021|Tags: |

Gatling Advantages on Load Testing

Growing world of load testing increased both the search of new tools by users and development of new features by developers. The most known and used open-source tools in the sector are undoubtedly JMeter, and Gatling. In this blog post, we will try to explain the Gatling advantages briefly, and why to use it on your load tests. Gatling offers a wealth of features to help you develop a high-performance automation test suite by utilizing the Gatling DSL, as well as growing community support to help you with your questions. It's worth noting that, unlike other tools like JMeter, [...]

By |2021-12-01T11:40:39+03:00December 1st, 2021|Tags: , , |

How to Perform Gatling Load Testing and API Testing

If you ever made research about performance testing with the help of some tools, you’ve probably heard of Gatling. Right now, it’s one of the most popular performance testing tools in the market and there are many reasons for that. First of all, it is open source with its special design for continuous load testing and integration with your development pipeline. And unlike JMeter, Gatling is a code-based tool and the only limit for your load test is your coding skills and imagination. In terms of coding, Gatling load testing is based on Scala language. There are some requirements [...]

10 Suggestions for Choosing the Number of Concurrent Users for Your Test

Do you know how many virtual users should you use for your website or app performance tests? If your answer is “No”, this is the right blog post for you to read. Even if you know Apache JMeter and Gatling, they can't tell you how many concurrent users should be sending requests to the URL you're testing. This is due to the fact that the number of users to run a test is a business and product decision based on past user scenario patterns, future expectations, marketing initiatives, and product requirements. So, if you're a tester, here are a [...]

How to Use RegEx Extractor in Gatling Projects?

Regular expressions are very powerful with string manipulation. It’s fast and flexible but a little bit hard to learn. To be able to extract a data in performance test projects, the regular expression is a good fit. Gatling supports Regular Expression usage for data extraction. Let’s see how we can integrate this approach into our Gatling projects. How to Extract RegEx in Gatling Script? For this example, we are going to use an XML web service hosted on There is a calculator web service where you can do addition, multiplication, division and multiplication operations. Execute POST Command First, we [...]

By |2021-05-07T20:09:43+03:00January 29th, 2019|Tags: , , |

JSON Path Usage for Gatling Tests

As Loadium gives support to Gatling tool, we thought it would be great to give some tips about Gatling’s data extraction strategies. The purpose of Gatling test is not different than Apache JMeter test, and that is performing a load test on your application. For a realistic performance test, you need to use dynamic data. To overcome this challenge, you need to extract data from a JSON, XML or HTML file. Let’s take a look at JSON path usage for Gatling Test with some examples. How to Extract Data with JSONPATH We are going to use JSON Placeholder web [...]

By |2022-02-17T14:28:57+03:00January 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Let Measure Performance with Gatling

There are many open source tools and paid solutions to perform load tests efficiently.  As Loadium until now, we supported Apache JMeter and Selenium-based tests for load testing. Gatling, a load test tool, is on the market for a few years and it’s a mature performance test tool to use.  In the near future, we are going to support Gatling tests. Let’s discuss the pros and cons of Gatling together. If you want to add more please feel free to add comments below or shoot us a message through our contact page. First, it is an open source load testing [...]

By |2020-11-05T16:21:06+03:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , |
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