Pickles Reports – Living Document Generation

Adding Pickles to your Project is really useful for presenting your Gherkin based tests in an easy to read, searchable format with some funky metrics added in. If you get your CI build to publish the output as an artifact then on each build you will always have up to date current documentation of what is being tested. You can […]

Data Driven Specflow Testing

What is it? Specflow has a plugin called Specflow + Excel to allow you to hoard data in a spreadsheet and run tests using the data contained within. Example Download Specflow + Excel from Nuget into your solution. Write a normal looking Scenario Outline such as below and notice that there are no items in the example table and also […]

Gherkin DSL Overview

Gherkin is a Domain Specific Language for bridging the communication gap between “The Business” and “IT”. Feature for the software are written in English (or any other language for that matter) and then translated into actionable tests using a simple Given, When, But and Then. It has a simple format to follow, let’s have a look with an example.