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Gherkin Fundamentals

by Pinal Dave

This course will teach you Gherkin language essentials for behavior-driven development (BDD).

What you'll learn

Efficient use of Gherkin language in behavior-driven development (BDD) is crucial for creating clear and collaborative specifications, improving communication among team members, and enhancing the overall software development process. In this course, Gherkin Fundamentals, you’ll learn to write comprehensive and efficient tests using Gherkin. First, you’ll explore the fundamentals of Gherkin syntax and its role in BDD. Next, you’ll discover how to write effective Gherkin scenarios and organize them for maximum efficiency. Finally, you’ll learn how to integrate Gherkin with popular testing frameworks like Cucumber, SpecFlow, and Behave. When you finish this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Gherkin needed to write and maintain effective tests for your software development projects.

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About the author

Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 21 years of hands-on experience. He holds a Master of Science degree and numerous database certifications. Pinal has authored 14 SQL Server database books and 61 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,700 database tech articles on his blog at

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