Getting Started with BlazeMeter

Leverage open source tools like JMeter and more to run tests against web & mobile apps and APIs.
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (155 ratings)
7,791 students
Getting Started with BlazeMeter
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (155 ratings)
7,792 students
You will learn about the primary features and capabilities of the BlazeMeter testing platform
You will be able to perform the basic operations in BlazeMeter, including creating and executing test, analyzing test reports, and debugging and calibrating tests
You will learn about plugins and Integrations with the leading APM tools and Continuous Integration platforms
You will also learn the key elements of script building in Apache JMeter


  • Just a working computer. Some background knowledge of performance testing objectives is a plus.

This course contains all the information you need to know about getting started with BlazeMeter and Apache JMeter™. You will learn the basics of these products and quickly start developing and running your own tests. You will also see some key videos and have an opportunity to perform some hands-on lab exercises. 

Who this course is for:
  • Performance Engineers, Developers, QA Automation Engineers, DevOps, and anyone responsible for running performance tests on a website or application.
6 sections37 lectures2h 59m total length
  • BlazeMeter Overview
  • BlazeMeter Account Sign Up
  • We Know Why You Are Here
  • BlazeMeter Solution Architecture
  • Lab Exercise and Demonstration: Creating Your First Project in BlazeMeter
  • Relationship Between BlazeMeter and Apache JMeter™
  • Working with tests in BlazeMeter
  • Working with reports in BlazeMeter
  • Create a URL/API Test
  • Create a Multi test
  • Debugging Tests in BlazeMeter
  • Calibrating Tests in BlazeMeter
  • Advanced Features in BlazeMeter
  • Overview of CI, CD and APM integrations in BlazeMeter
  • BlazeMeter's Integration with CA APM
  • Using APIs in BlazeMeter
  • Create, Update, and Run JMeter Test via APIs
  • Use BlazeMeter Chrome Browser Extension
  • BlazeMeter - Jenkins Integration Setup
  • Overview of Apache JMeter
  • Downloading and Installing Apache JMeter™
  • Key Building Blocks of Apache JMeter™
  • Working with Thread Groups
  • Working with Logic Controllers
  • Working with Configuration Elements
  • Working with Timers
  • Working with Samplers
  • Working with Post Processors
  • Working with Assertions
  • Apache JMeter: Scoping Rules and Execution Order
  • Adding Listeners in Apache Jmeter
  • Lab Exercise and Demonstration: Apache JMeter™- Basic Scenario
  • Lab Exercise and Demonstration: Utilizing Assertions in Apache JMeter™
  • Lab Exercise and Demonstration: Lab Exercise and Demonstration:
  • Overview of JMeter Functions
  • Lab Exercise and Demonstration: Configuring Functions in Apache JMeter™
  • Lab Exercise and Demonstration: Configuring Complex Scripts for Apache JMeter™

Developer Advocate at BlazeMeter
Dave Karow
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 155 Reviews
  • 7,792 Students
  • 1 Course

I listen to leaders in the shift left to continuous testing and pass on lessons learned to public and private audiences. Continuous delivery is only possible with continuous testing and old ways of test development and execution don't fit the new paradigm. Let those who are already getting it done point the way!