Test-Driving GUIs (with RubyCocoa)

Test-driven design is probably more popular in the Ruby community than in other language communities. Nevertheless, test-driven design of graphical user interfaces is still seen as something of a black art. In this talk, I’ll demonstrate how to test-drive a Mac GUI, using either RubyCocoa or MacRuby. I’ll concentrate on …

BDD with Cucumber

Cucumber is a BDD tool that aids in outside-in development by executing plain-text features/stories as automated acceptance tests. Written in conjunction with the stakeholder, these Cucumber “features” clearly articulate business value and also serve as a practical guide throughout the development process: by explicitly outlining the expected outcomes of various …