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Java 8: BDD Fundamentals

by Catalin Tudose

This course presents the principles, practice, and benefits of Behavior Driven Development. It helps Java developers understand the BDD fundamentals and apply them with Cucumber and JBehave and makes the connection between BDD and Agile practice.

What you'll learn

It's often important to develop software that addresses the business needs and that follows the behavior of the end user while understanding that you are doing not only the things right, but also doing the right thing. In this course, Java 8: BDD Fundamentals, you'll learn the principles, practice, and benefits of Behavior Driven Development (BDD). First, you'll learn all about BDD and its origins and philosophy, as well as learning about the problems of adding business value to the application, and understanding the BDD motivation. Next, you'll explore the step between TDD and BDD by starting with a TDD application and building features and stories based on it. You will discover both the Cucumber and the JBehave environment and installation and work on similar features using these two Java BDD frameworks. Finally, you will learn how to connect the BDD and Agile concepts and you will explore how to work using BDD in an Agile environment. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Java BDD fundamentals needed to develop applications that provide business value and use this knowledge for your own projects.

About the author

Born in Pitesti, Romania, I have studied Computer Science in Bucharest, graduating in 1997 and obtaining a PhD in 2006, with the thesis "Spatial Databases for the Reconstruction of the Relief". I have taught at University "Politehnica" Bucuresti courses and seminaries on Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Graphics, Logic Design and Databases Design. I have been involved in the software development industry, working since the end of the '90s and being focused on Java and Java technologies since the... more

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