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SkillsCast

A Poet’s Guide to Acceptance Testing

17th September 2013 in New York City at DUMBO Spot

This SkillsCast was filmed at CukeUp! NYC

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It’s easy to write tests that a computer can understand. But can you write tests that people, even non-technical people, can understand? Will it be obvious whether or not the test is correct?

This is not a matter of dumbing things down. There is a synergy between the expressiveness of tests and the maintainability. Achieving clarity in natural language is essential for their long-term viability.

A Poet’s Guide to Acceptance Testing

George Dinwiddie

George is a software development consultant and coach with over thirty years of experience creating software ranging from small embedded systems to corporate enterprise systems.

SkillsCast

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It’s easy to write tests that a computer can understand. But can you write tests that people, even non-technical people, can understand? Will it be obvious whether or not the test is correct?

This is not a matter of dumbing things down. There is a synergy between the expressiveness of tests and the maintainability. Achieving clarity in natural language is essential for their long-term viability.

About the Speaker

A Poet’s Guide to Acceptance Testing

George Dinwiddie

George is a software development consultant and coach with over thirty years of experience creating software ranging from small embedded systems to corporate enterprise systems.