Thomas Sundberg emphasizes the need for writing executable specifications demoing on example using Cucumber.
Matt Wynne discusses Mortgage-Driven Development and adopting other people’s tools and processes without adaptation or consideration to actual needs.
Karl Krukow discusses the importance of automated functional testing of native mobile applications, suggesting using Calabash –a Cucumber-like tool- and LessPainful –an online testing service-.
Tom Sulston explains how to manage systems with Cucumber and Puppet based on BDD principles, including practical tricks and pitfalls. The session demoes using those tools.
Ben Hall shows how Ruby testing tools can help with .NET and ASP.NET development and takes a look at RSpec, Webrat, Cucumber, Selenium and others. Also: a peek at using IronRuby for testing .NET apps.
In this talk from FutureRuby, Joseph Wilk gives an introduction to the BDD framework Cucumber and gives valuable tips for getting it adopted and used by customers and developers.