Author: Ivan Lisitsyn

Hidden controls in HTML forms
General

Hidden controls in HTML forms

I would like to continue writing about the methods used to pass various data between the client and server part of a web application. In the previous post I briefly described the cookies mechanism used to join the successive requests of the same user into a consistent session. The basic […]

Cookies and user sessions
General

Cookies and user sessions

We all know that a web site can have a complex distributed structure with load balancers and database servers. However from the outside view any web site is just a computer program that is always waiting from an HTTP connection. When something (usually a browser) connects to it and sends […]

What is an HTTP request?
General

What is an HTTP request?

I will not write about HTTP protocol in general. I want to concentrate on few facts about HTTP requests that are important for load testing. As I mentioned in the previous post, when we work with a web site using a browser, all our actions produce HTTP requests that a […]