O'Reilly logo

BDD in Action: Behavior-Driven Development for the whole software lifecycle by John Ferguson Smart

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Part 1. First steps

Welcome to the world of BDD! The aim of part 1 of this book is to give you both a 50,000-foot-high view of the world of Behavior-Driven Development, and also a first taste of what BDD looks like in the field.

In chapter 1, you’ll learn about the motivations and origins of Behavior-Driven Development and where it sits with regard to Agile and other software development approaches. You’ll discover the broad scope of BDD, learning how it applies at all levels of software development, from high-level requirements discovery and specification to detailed low-level coding. And you’ll learn how important it is not only to build the software right, but also to build the right software.

As practitioners, we like to keep things grounded ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required