How TDD/BDD Miss the Point: Introducing EDD

Ruby’s testing culture goes way back, and has been a force for making many Ruby projects a showcase for solid, maintainable code. That said, within a business an exclusive focus on TDD and BDD can easily miss the bigger picture and drive optimizations in the development process that negatively impact …

Go Behave! A BDD Framework for the Go Programming Language

Gospecify is a behavior-driven development (BDD) framework for Go. Rather than focus on testing every nook and cranny of some code, it helps a programmer produce an executable specification of that code’s behavior. Go’s syntax allowed gospecify to be almost as expressive as Ruby’s rpsec; however, a few tricks had …

Pickle with Cucumber

Pickle adds many convenient Cucumber steps for generating models. Also learn about table diffs in this episode. Cucumber lets software development teams describe how software should behave in plain text. The text is written in a business-readable domain-specific language and serves as documentation, automated tests and development-aid – all rolled …