In this workshop, you will understand what performance testing is and why you need to test for performance.
 
You will also understand the difference between front-end and back-end performance testing and know the different metrics that are important when doing these two areas of performance testing.
 
Finally, you will learn what testing tools you can use to measure the performance of an example website.
 
This workshop will have a hands-on activity where we will run front-end performance checks as well as back-end performance checks on a sample website and give you the knowledge on how to analyse the results.

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  • Marie Cruz
  • Performance Testing 101
    Marie Cruz
    99 Minute Workshop

    Performance Testing 101

    What

    99 Minute Workshop

    Description

    In this workshop, you will understand what performance testing is and why you need to test for performance.
     
    You will also understand the difference between front-end and back-end performance testing and know the different metrics that are important when doing these two areas of performance testing.
     
    Finally, you will learn what testing tools you can use to measure the performance of an example website.
     
    This workshop will have a hands-on activity where we will run front-end performance checks as well as back-end performance checks on a sample website and give you the knowledge on how to analyse the results.

    Takeaways

    • Discuss the reasons why you need to test for performance
    • Know the difference between front-end and back-end performance testing including the important metrics
    • Build up technical experience on using tools such as Google Lighthouse and k6

    Prerequisites

    In order to participate in this workshop, you would need to bring your laptop and have the following prerequisites:

    Speaker

    Marie Cruz
    Marie Cruz
    Developer Advocate
    Marie Cruz is currently a Developer Advocate at k6.io and Grafana Labs. She is a tech blogger at testingwithmarie.com and an accessibility advocate. She is also an online course instructor at Ministry of Testing and Test Automation University.