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The Cucumber Book, 2nd Edition by Steve Tooke, Aslak Hellesoy, Matt Wynne

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Preface

Cucumber is a friendly tool. It wants to be part of your team, and it doesn’t mind being the nitpicky nerd who can remember every single little detail about what your system can and can’t do. Every team needs someone like that.

Even better than that, Cucumber will volunteer to do all the boring repetitive checks that you need to run to make sure that the system is working as expected. This frees your testers up to do interesting, creative work instead, and it gives programmers the courage to perform major surgery to the code when it’s required. Business stakeholders warm to Cucumber’s open attitude, sharing everything that the development team is doing in terminology that they can actually understand.

Cucumber is a young tool, but ...

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