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Cucumber book for commissioning

Rob Strange
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Joined: Mar 07, 2011
Posts: 9
Hi

I am currently learning Java, for my own interest, and am still very much a Newbie. I am interested if you think that the Cucumber book would help me to commission work ie the customer with the wild idea, so that I can better refine and describe what it is I want or is it specifically aimed at devs.

Many thanks

Rob
Matt Wynne
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Joined: Feb 17, 2012
Posts: 14
Hi Rob,

You don't say what it is that you normally do, but we've certainly aimed several (especially early on) chapter to non-technical readers. Cucumber's purpose is to bridge the gap between developers and non-technical stakeholders, and we wanted those readers to get something out of the book too. If you're interested in learning some new techniques for analysing and understanding requirements, I think the early chapters in the book will be helpful. You could also try Gojko Adzic's excellent book, Specification by Example:

http://specificationbyexample.com/


cheers,
Matt

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