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

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Living Documentation

Cucumber tests share the benefit of traditional specification documents in that they can be written and read by business stakeholders, but they have a distinct advantage in that you can give them to a computer at any time to tell you how accurate they are. In practice, this means that your documentation, rather than being something that’s written once and then gradually goes out of date, becomes a living thing that reflects the true state of the project.

Source of Truth

For many teams, they become the definitive source of truth as to what the system does. Having a single place to go for this information saves a lot of time that is often wasted trying to keep requirements documents, tests, and code all in sync. It also helps ...

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