This two day conference and tutorials will explore various aspects of BDD in this New York community event. CukeUp! is organised and curated in partnership with Cucumber Limited and also runs annually in London.
CukeUp isn’t just for geeks.
Product owners, testers and business analysts are fundamental to making BDD work, and our programme will reflect that.
The talks will explore the aspects of BDD and Specification by Example that interest you the most.
Discussion and Collaboration
Want to discuss the latest thinking in BDD and hear the roadmap of Cucumber? This two day conference and with a second day of non-technical workshops will give you the chance to put your questions to the creators of the tools you use day-to-day and discuss how you can bring what you've learnt throughout the conference back to your day job.
Day Two workshops
This year we're adding two, half day workshops focusing on the non-technical aspects of getting BDD right. The sessions will provide the perfect opportunity for you and your team to work through exercises with world renown software experts.
If you want to buy just the conference ticket, simply enter promo-code 'DAY1ONLY*' on the booking page.
Sept 30th - Conference - $350
Sept 30th & Oct 1st - Conference & Tutorial - $850
Want some help? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 (0)207 183 9040.
CukeUp isn't just for New Yorkers
CukeUp was founded in London and has been running since 2011. The London edition features talks and workshops from experts across BDD. Check out the London edition here
What happened last year?
At the first ever CukeUp! in New York, Aslak Hellesøy introduced Cucumber Pro, we had talks on Specification by Example, acceptance testing in the form of poetry, and so much more. We also played host to the likes of Richard Lawrence, Peter Bell, and Cucumber and BDD enthusiasts. Check out last year's event here.
Aslak Hellesoy, the creator of Cucucmber, explores the similarities and functions of Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Domain Driven Design (DDD).
Want to improve your team's processes when it comes to acceptance testing? Daniel Wellman explores the technical and social forces that cause acceptance test suite to grow, and ways in which your team can refactor and improve such tests.
Acceptance tests have become a common part of building software for an agile process. However, I've observed a trend of growing build times - with teams saying "Our build is 15 minutes... well, actually it's 45 minutes because our Cucumbers took so long, so we parallelized the cukes." One reason for this may be that teams treat their acceptance tests as "Write-Once": create for a new story, get them to pass, and leave them be. In this talk we'll explore the technical and social forces that cause an acceptance test suite to grow, and discuss some ways to refactor and improve these tests. We'll touch on hexagonal architecture, declarative vs. imperative style, and alternate Cucumber step implementations.
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About the speaker...
Daniel Wellman helps software developers be happier by coaching them on techniques to build reliable, flexible software.
He worked for eight years as a software consultant at Cyrus Innovation in New York, wrote articles for Better Software magazine, and has presented at the Agile conference and various NYC meetups. Dan now builds software with Intent Media in NYC.
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Beer and Pizza
Park Bench Panel Discussion
CukeUp! After Party
Registration & Welcome
BDD Skills You Don't Even Know You're Missing
Advanced Essence Distillation Workshop
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Call for Papers
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When creating our scenarios, we want to fully describe the desired functionality, but not over-describe it. We want our scenarios to do more than check for correct operation. We want to paint a picture of what’s intended that aids understanding by others (or even ourselves) in the future.bdd cucumber
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Want to improve your team's processes when it comes to acceptance testing? Daniel Wellman explores the technical and social forces that cause acceptance test suite to grow, and ways in which your team can refactor and improve such tests.bdd cucumber acceptance-testing
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