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Load Testing with Visual Studio 2012

by Benjamin Day

This course will show you how to use the Load Testing tools in Visual Studio 2012 to help diagnose performance problems in your applications and verify your application's performance.

What you'll learn

Is your application slow? Do you want to make sure it isn’t slow? Want to know what happens when a lot of people start using you application? Well, Visual Studio 2012’s Load Testing tools can help you out. Performance testing your application consists of four parts: 1) create the tests for each use case, 2) convert the use case tests into Load Tests, 3) run large-scale Load Tests simulating hundreds of users using a Load Test Rig, and 4) analyzing the results and fixing any problems. In this course, we’ll walk you through how to performance test your web-based or service-based application using the Visual Studio 2012 Load Testing and Performance Testing tools.

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About the author

Benjamin Day is a consultant and trainer specializing in software development best practices using Microsoft’s development tools with an emphasis on Team Foundation Server, Scrum, and Windows Azure. He is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP, a certified Scrum trainer via, and a speaker at conferences such as TechEd, DevTeach, and VSLive. When not developing software, Ben’s been known to go running and kayaking in order to balance out his love of cheese, cured meats, and champagne. He can... more

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