Site Launch: Legal Aid Justice Center

I’ve been working with our local Legal Aid office for most of my career – their website was one of the first ones I ever worked on, in fact. Over the last few months, I’ve been working with Charmed Designworks to create a new site for LAJC. Behind the scenes, we’ve switched over to WordPress and are using some really nice SASS + Compass to make styling a breeze.

Legal Aid Justice Center new website

Apache JMeter: Part 3 – Hacking JMeter to Customize the Listening Port on the Client

By default, there’s no way to set which port that the Apache JMeter client (master) listens on for the response of a test – and it always uses a random port instead! That means you have to open up your firewall on ports 45000-70000 to run it, which sucks. It’s easy enough to patch, though! Below, you can download my patched source to build your own copy:

JMeter 2.4 Patched Source

If you are using a newer version of JMeter than 2.4 (the latest, as of the time of writing this), directions follow for which files probably need to be updated. If you’ve never built JMeter or a Java application from source, you are also in luck, as all the gory details are here, too! Continue reading