CTG Academy

Introduction into Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)

Behaviour driven development is becoming increasingly popular as a methodology to create high quality software products.

This course explores the history of agile development methodologies and how the need for BDD has emerged as a consequence. The different parts of BDD will be explained showing the benefits and pitfalls. Participants will learn about concepts like example mapping and the gherkin syntax in an interactive manner.

This course prepares the participants for the next course in this module: “Behaviour Driven Development with Cucumber and Selenium” which goes into more technical detail on the tooling part of BDD.



Course Objectives

  • Learn the basics of Behaviour Driven Development together with the reasons why it can be applied
  • Participate in or run example mapping workshop
  • Write adequate Gherkin scenario’s

Typical Audience

Anyone who wants to learn more about BDD.
Business users, analysts and product owners who want to learn or want to improve their gherkin writing skills.

Developers, Testers and test automators that are applying or want to start applying BDD.

Course Prerequisites

Everyone is free to take the course, however basic knowledge of Agile concepts is recommended.

Course Delivery

Throughout the course, an experienced trainer and software testing expert provides lectures and gives exercises based on real world projects.

Courses can be given in English, Dutch or French. Course material is in English.

Course Venue

The course duration is 1 day.
This course can be given at the client’s site or at CTG.

Course Outlines

  • Introducing Behaviour Driven Development
  • Example Mapping
  • Writing good Gherkin

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