jMeter is an Open Source testing software. It is 100% pure Java application for load and performance testing. jMeter is designed to cover various categories of tests such as load testing, functional testing, performance testing, regression testing, etc., and it requires JDK 5 or higher. This tutorial provides an in-depth coverage of jMeter framework including its test plans, listeners, functions, and regular expressions.
This tutorial is designed for software professionals in the domain of Testing who are required to test enterprise-level applications for robustness and reliability.
Before proceeding with this tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of Java programming language. As you are going to use jMeter to perform all types of testing (regression, functional, load, performance, etc.) at different stages of a Java project, it is recommended that you have a good grip over software development and software testing processes.