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Creating a DLL with Delphi for LoadRunner

Posted by Kim on Tuesday, April 13, 2010

This article extends my previous post on Using a Custom DLL in LoadRunner and now shows by example how a DLL is actually created in Delphi and used from LoadRunner.

The DLL I’ll create here is a simple stub with a few basic functions and can serve as a template for any type of DLL that you want to create.

I’ll show how to avoid the most common problems of sending/retrieving strings to/from the DLL as well as how to handle the Unicode situation with D2009 and D2010 (LR is not Unicode enabled). Read the rest of this entry »

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LoadRunner and its non-standard SMTP implementation

Posted by Kim on Sunday, January 10, 2010

In one of my recent assignments I was asked to investigate how the SMTP vuser type behaves in LoadRunner. The need was to send alot of EMail messages to a SMTP server, and specifically the CC and BCC fields where important.

As it turns out the SMTP implementation in LoadRunner (v8.1 and v9.5x) does not quite follow the standard when it comes to the CC and BCC headers. Read the rest of this entry »

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