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JMeter example source code file (

This example JMeter source code file ( is included in the "Java Source Code Warehouse" project. The intent of this project is to help you "Learn Java by Example" TM.

Java - JMeter tags/keywords

beanshell, beanshell, beanshelltestelement, beanshelltimer, init_file, init_file, jmetervariables, non-nls-1, non-nls-1, object, problem, string, string, timer

The JMeter source code

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package org.apache.jmeter.timers;

import org.apache.jmeter.testbeans.TestBean;
import org.apache.jmeter.threads.JMeterContext;
import org.apache.jmeter.threads.JMeterContextService;
import org.apache.jmeter.threads.JMeterVariables;
import org.apache.jmeter.util.BeanShellInterpreter;
import org.apache.jmeter.util.BeanShellTestElement;
import org.apache.jorphan.logging.LoggingManager;
import org.apache.jorphan.util.JMeterException;
import org.apache.log.Logger;

public class BeanShellTimer extends BeanShellTestElement implements Cloneable, Timer, TestBean {
    private static final Logger log = LoggingManager.getLoggerForClass();

    private static final long serialVersionUID = 4;

    // can be specified in
    private static final String INIT_FILE = "beanshell.timer.init"; //$NON-NLS-1$

    protected String getInitFileProperty() {
        return INIT_FILE;

     * {@inheritDoc}
    public long delay() {
        String ret="0";
        final BeanShellInterpreter bshInterpreter = getBeanShellInterpreter();
        if (bshInterpreter == null) {
            log.error("BeanShell not found");
            return 0;
        JMeterContext jmctx = JMeterContextService.getContext();
        JMeterVariables vars = jmctx.getVariables();
        try {
            // Add variables for access to context and variables
            bshInterpreter.set("ctx", jmctx);//$NON-NLS-1$
            bshInterpreter.set("vars", vars);//$NON-NLS-1$
            Object o = processFileOrScript(bshInterpreter);
            if (o != null) { ret=o.toString(); }
        } catch (JMeterException e) {
            log.warn("Problem in BeanShell script "+e);
        try {
            return Long.decode(ret).longValue();
        } catch (NumberFormatException e){
            return 0;

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