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10 Things You Need to Know about BDD, SpecFlow and Cucumber

Posted by Seb Rose  on  May 28, 2016

Seb Rose discusses BDD, what it is good for and what tools can help, common BDD anti-patterns and myths, as well as advice for starting with it.


Mutate Your Code and Reveal Your True Test Coverage

Posted by Pawel Sawicz  on  Apr 20, 2016

Pawel Sawicz suggests putting tests to the test by mutating the code to see if the codebase is properly covered by tests and how errors are propagated.


Build Something That Your Users Want - an Introduction to BDD

Posted by Nathan Peterson  on  Sep 12, 2015

Nathan Peterson introduces Behavior Driven Development, showcasing its adoption by his team along with successes and failures using it.


Why BDD Can Save Agile

Posted by Matt Wynne  on  Jun 13, 2015

Matt Wynne presents unwanted patterns one can recognize from his own team, and provides insight on how to fix them.


Behaviour Driven Development with Cucumber, Groovy and Grails

Posted by Marco Vermeulen  on  Apr 12, 2015

Marco Vermeulen discusses doing Behaviour Driven Development with Cucumber, Groovy and Grails.


Capability Red: Requirements at Scale

Posted by Liz Keogh  on  Feb 22, 2015

Liz Keogh discusses breaking down requirements without going into too much detail combined with complexity estimation for easy planning, dependency management, and prioritization.


Humble Programmers’ Reflections by Example on Unit Tests, TDD and BDD

Posted by Bruce Meacham  on  Oct 25, 2014 1

Bruce Meacham discusses using user stories and business requirements for writing good tests that lead to good code, with examples in C#/SpecFlow and JavaScript/Cucumber.


GVM: An Example of BDD in Action

Posted by Marco Vermeulen  on  Jan 17, 2014

Marco Vermeulen showcases using BDD and Cucumber to develop GVM, an open source tool for managing parallel SDK versions.


BDD Using Cucumber JVM and Groovy

Posted by Marco Vermeulen  on  Jan 03, 2014 1

Marco Vermeulen explains using Cucumber and Groovy to apply BDD to a project, using Gherkin for writing scenarios, Groovy for step definitions, Spock for new features, and running Cucumber features.


Behavior-driven Development

Posted by Liz Keogh  on  Jun 13, 2013

Liz Keogh shows why conversations are the most important aspect of BDD, how examples can help you discover things early, and why discovery is an inevitable part of software development.

Introduction to Context Specification – Behavior-Driven Development

Posted by Phil Japikse  on  Jun 07, 2012

Philip Japikse discusses and demoes doing BDD with Context Specifications, then using MSpec to transform those specification into TDD code.

Architecting Visa for Massive Scale and Continuous Innovation

Posted by John Davies  on  Feb 06, 2012 1

John Davies examines Visa’s architecture and shows how enterprises have architected complex integrations incorporating Hadoop, memcached, Ruby on Rails, and others to deliver innovative solutions.

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