Gatling Integration with Play

I have started working on a project which require stress testing using Gatling. I Setup the sbt project on which gatling is working fine. But when I try to integrate it using play framework, it doesn’t work. The project structure for both are different so it doesn’t work for both the project in the same manner.

Your build.sbt should be  like this:

import _root_.sbt.Keys._

name := """play-gatling-tutorial-one"""

version := "1.0-SNAPSHOT"

lazy val root = (project in file("."))
  .settings(inConfig(GTest)(Defaults.testSettings): _*)

scalaVersion := "2.11.8"

libraryDependencies ++= Seq(
  "" %% "scalatestplus-play" % "1.5.1" % Test,
  "io.gatling.highcharts" % "gatling-charts-highcharts" % "2.2.2" % "test",
  "io.gatling" % "gatling-test-framework" % "2.2.2" % "test"


resolvers += "scalaz-bintray" at ""

lazy val GTest = config("gatling") extend (Test)

scalaSource in GTest := baseDirectory.value / "/gatling/simulation"
/*In this line we are just configuring to take all the gatling test cases 
from the "gatling/simulation" folder of the base directory.*/

and plugins.sbt should be like this:

//gatling plugin++++
addSbtPlugin("io.gatling" % "gatling-sbt" % "2.2.0")

// The Play plugin
addSbtPlugin("" % "sbt-plugin" % "2.5.4")

// web plugins

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbt" % "sbt-coffeescript" % "1.0.0")

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbt" % "sbt-less" % "1.1.0")

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbt" % "sbt-jshint" % "1.0.3")

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbt" % "sbt-rjs" % "1.0.7")

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbt" % "sbt-digest" % "1.1.0")

addSbtPlugin("com.typesafe.sbt" % "sbt-mocha" % "1.1.0")

addSbtPlugin("org.irundaia.sbt" % "sbt-sassify" % "1.4.2")

You need to create a folder in your base directory eg. gatling, and make conf and simulation folder in that directory. In conf folder put  your gatling configuration file and in simulation folder put all your gatling test scenarios.

Your folder structure should be like this:

app                       Application sources
build.sbt                 Application build script
conf                      Configurations files
  application.conf       Main configuration file
  routes                 Routes definition
     gatling.conf         Configuration file of gatling
 simulation              Put all your gatling test in this folder
public  Public assets 
project  sbt configuration files  Marker for sbt project 
 plugins.sbt  sbt plugins including play declaration

To run the gatling test case you need to run activator

then ,

gatling: test to run all the test cases.command_line.png

Your result would look line this:


Gatling Report on browser would be like this:



To clone the Project visit on my Github Gatling with play




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2 Responses to Gatling Integration with Play

  1. R van Duijn says:

    Thank you for the post. Any ideas on how to add this gatling report into sonarqube?

  2. rjvduijn says:

    Hi, thanks for the post! This was a huge help for me.
    Any ideas on how to publish the gatling report into sonarqube?

    I’ve done some digging on the web and found that using jacoco:check and jacoco-it:test should do the trick with the jacoco4sbt plugin.
    But as jacoco-it:test runs it:test underwater it does not execute gatling-it:test and thus has no reports to build.
    Hope you or anybody reading this has some pointers.

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