Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) agile testing articles, tools, tutorials and videos.

Cucumber versus Steak

January 31, 2011 0

Iain Hecker discuses the way to describe behavior in Cucumber compared to the simpler option provided by Steak. Cucumber and Steak are two open source ruby behavior driven development (BDD) tools.

The Principle of Symmetric Change

December 6, 2010 0

Many of the most common problems people have with implementing BDD or agile acceptance testing come from a misalignment of conceptual models. By changing our view at the specifications/tests we can make most of those issues go away instantly. This post explains the principle of symmetric change: one small change in a business model should require one small change to executable specifications.

Testing: Why Don’t We Do It Like This?

November 20, 2010 0

Testing is a fundamental part of the Agile process. We live and breathe TDD/BDD. Red/Green/Refactor is our daily mantra. We love cucumber and writing executable, customer readable specifications. We even write tests for our JavaScripts.

RSpec best practices

October 22, 2010 0

Rspec is a great tool in the behavior driven design process of writing human readable specifications that direct and validate the development of your application. Follow these practices to write elegant and maintainable specifications.

Getting Started with TDD in Java using Eclipse

April 12, 2010 0

This video demonstrates the basic of Test Driven Development in Java using Eclipse. From basic tests and basic production code, to refactoring, and some splashes of Behavior Driven Development, watch production code get created test first.

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