Transaction Tests

Welcome to ThousandEyes transactions. If you haven't already, watch the video below. I will review basic transaction testing concepts, provides an overview of the test results views, and demonstrates how to create your very first transaction test. Otherwise, continue on the the Transaction Scripting Guide below for more detailed insight.

Getting Started with Transactions

Transaction Scripting Guide

Welcome to the ThousandEyes Transaction Scripting Guide, a series of resources about the transaction test type. In short, transaction tests mimic user journeys through web applications, enabling you to make sure those journeys complete successfully and provide an insight into the user experience.

Basics

This section contains essential information about transaction scripting. For effective transaction creation experience, it is recommended getting familiar with the concepts discussed here:

  • Transaction Scripting Reference is the specification of the ThousandEyes transaction testing API. The transaction testing API is the toolset available for creating transaction tests.

  • Working with Web Development Tools provides a collection of resources that introduce web development tools built into the Chrome web browser. These tools provide insight into the structure and inner workings of web applications.

  • Working with Secure Credentials details how to use the ThousandEyes credentials repository for transaction tests that deal with authentication.

Advanced Scenarios

Here is a collection of articles describing less-common transaction scenarios:

  • Executing Custom JavaScript Code explains the specifics of two JavaScript code execution contexts that are present in transactions and concludes with example of how to execute custom JavaScript code in the web browser context.

Getting Help

Questions about transactions can be directed to the ThousandEyes Customer Engineering team.

For extensive transaction scripting assistance reach out to the ThousandEyes Professional Services team.

If you have any questions, contact the ThousandEyes Customer Engineering team.