Behavior-Driven Development in the Real World

Behavior-Driven Development is more than a technique for creating and organizing unit tests. It is also a wonderful way to communicate with customers and users about the software being created. This video demonstrates some techniques and tools you can use to start delivering software with BDD. : Using Behavior-Driven Development frameworks, this session explores ways […]

Driving an ASP.NET MVC Application Outside-in with SpecFlow

You will learn the basics of Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) as well as how to use these concepts to bridge the gap between requirements and implementation ? on .NET platform with SpecFlow. SpecFlow is an open source project inspired by Cucumber aiming at bringing pragmatic BDD to .NET. Watch […]

Using Cucumber for BDD and Agile Acceptance Testing

Cucumber is a tool that can execute plain-text functional descriptions as automated tests. The language that Cucumber understands is called Gherkin. While Cucumber can be thought of as a “testing” tool, the intent of the tool is to support BDD. This means that the “tests” (plain text feature descriptions with scenarios) are typically written before […]

Good Test, Better Code – From Unit Testing to Behavior-Driven Development

“Testing is design”; “Unit tests are documentation”; “Tests are specifications”. These are sought-after rewards of developer testing practices, but simply writing tests or even writing tests before writing production code doesn’t make these wishes come true. When we take up unit testing, we initially tend to do things a certain way. Over time we might […]

NGourd Presentation

NGourd, a BDD framework for C#, is presented by Michael Minutillo (@wolfbyte) at the Australian Virtual Alt.Net meeting, May 11 2009. NGourd is designed heavily influenced by the Cucumber tool from the ruby world. The intention is to create a clean separation between the intent of a specification versus it’s execution. This allows developers to […]