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Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) has become a well-established approach to testing, providing ‘living documentation’ of the system under test, and being able to use the documentation to drive the test automation. Our BDD courses teach you what BDD is all about, how to write your Gherkin Feature files, and then how to bind the test automation code to the features.

Our Cucumber Java training course is the perfect introductory course on Behaviour-Driven Development. It covers writing Feature Files in Gherkin, then generating Step Definitions and then writing the code bindings using Selenium WebDriver.

Introduction To BDD

A background to BDD and its benefits. The process of BDD. An overview of the tools available, terminology.

Introduction To Gherkin

Feature Files, introduction to the Gherkin language, basic syntax

More Gherkin

Using the Background fixture, Parameters, Doc Strings, Examples and Data Tables, using Tags to organise execution, commenting

Installation Of The Cucumber Framework

Cucumber Eclipse plugin, Adding the Maven Project dependencies, Creating a project structure, creating a Feature, formatting and execution of Feature Files

Step Definitions & Code Binding

Creating our Test Classes, Using prototype step definitions, fixing errors for executing feature files, creating step definition Methods, expanding Methods with Parameters

Deconstructing Step Definitions & Regular Expressions

Step Definition syntax, using Regular Expressions

Extending The code

Scenario Outline, In-line Step Table Iterating, using multiple annotations for one Method, re-using Methods for more than one Scenario

Running The Cucumber Tests

Using Cucumber, creating a JUnit Runner Class, Using Tags, Command-line execution, Results & Reporting

Integrating Cucumber Into The POM

Using Cucumber & WebDriver under the Page Object Model. Using Base Classes & Inheritance, Command line execution

Our Cucumber Java training course is recommended for anyone new to BDD and Cucumber.

All of our delegates receive comprehensive workbooks for the Cucumber Java training course.

  • A basic understanding of writing Selenium WebDriver Scripts (see our WebDriver Java course if required)
  • Some programming experience would be advantageous
  • The course is based on using WebDriver with Java & JUnit, but does not teach you Java as you can use a variety of programming languages with WebDriver and Cucumber.

You do not have to complete any prereading prior to the Cucumber Java training course.

There is no formal examination included in the Cucumber Java training course.

No Exam
There is no formal examination or certification associated with the Cucumber Java training course.

Purple Griffon offer the following private virtual sessions for your team. Our Automated Software Testing training courses can be delivered on-site at your location or online for up to ten people:

Call +44 (0)1539 736 828 now to discuss your training requirements and to book your sessions in the diary.

By the end of the Cucumber Java training course, you should have a thorough understanding of how to develop well-written Feature Files and Scenarios, How to manage Step Definitions and write associated Methods, how to organise the Cucumber project and how to integrate into the POM framework

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Our Cucumber Java training course is delivered over three days.

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