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Tuesday 16 May 2017



Track 8

Frobisher 5

Kind of green

Coding Level 2
Advanced Level 2

BDD is like Jazz. There is no authoritative definition of what it is. It has emerged from independent practices and it is constantly evolving. Different practitioners interpret it very differently.

Since BDD is such a moving target, most newcomers struggle to understand what BDD is. Chris Matts suggested at last year’s CukeUp that the best we can do to define BDD is to cut a vinyl.

Kind of Green is my vinyl. It’s what BDD is like with my band, in 2016.

Aslak Hellesøy

Aslak Hellesøy


Aslak is the creator of Cucumber. He co-wrote The Cucumber Book, Behaviour-Driven Development for Developers and Testers with Matt Wynne. During his career Aslak has worked with both small and large organisations in several industries such as telecoms, trading, banking, retail, insurance, car manufacturing, education and government. He is a co-founder of Cucumber Ltd, the company behind Cucumber. https://cucumber.io/  @aslak_hellesoy

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