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A monthly podcast for people who want to find new ways to deliver high-quality software products. We talk to practitioners, authors, and interesting people who are trying to make a positive difference.

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A monthly podcast for people who want to find new ways to deliver high-quality software products. We talk to practitioners, authors, and interesting people who are trying to make a positive difference.

Write to us! Tell us who we should interview, what topics you'd like covered or anything else at hello@cucumber.io.

Please give us a thumbs up and subscribe so others can find us.

    How to avoid the common pitfalls when learning BDD

    How to avoid the common pitfalls when learning BDD

    This month on the Cucumber Podcast Matt Wynne and Seb Rose speak to Chris Glover, a lead test engineer who has been working in a team which has struggled with some of the common pitfalls of learning BDD. Matt invited him onto the podcast to share that story.

    Shownotes:

    Serenity - http://www.thucydides.info/#/
    Screenplay Pattern (Matt's blog series) - https://cucumber.io/blog/bdd/understanding-screenplay-(part-1)/

    • 42 min
    Software Estimation without Guessing with George Dinwiddie

    Software Estimation without Guessing with George Dinwiddie

    This month on the Cucumber Podcast, Seb Rose and Matt Wynne speak to George Dinwiddie, an old friend of the pod and author of a new book "Software Estimation without Guessing".

    Buy George's book "Software Estimation without Guessing" - https://pragprog.com/titles/gdestimate/

    Also mentioned "Thanks for the feedback" by Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/313485/thanks-for-the-feedback-by-douglas-stone-and-sheila-heen/

    Follow George on Twitter - https://twitter.com/gdinwiddie

    • 44 min
    The Agile Fluency Model with Diana Larsen

    The Agile Fluency Model with Diana Larsen

    This month on the Cucumber Podcast we welcome Diana Larsen a world-renown author, speaker and co-founder of The Agile Fluency Model.

    Show notes:

    - CukenFest Remote - June 3rd-4th -https://cukenfest.cucumber.io/
    - Agile Fluency - https://www.agilefluency.org/
    - Upcoming events - https://www.agilefluency.org/workshops.php
    - Virtual Open North America - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-open-north-america-tickets-101659959676
    - Books - https://leanpub.com/u/dianalarsenauthor

    • 52 min
    The Financial Risks Of Open Source Software with Aslak Hellesøy

    The Financial Risks Of Open Source Software with Aslak Hellesøy

    This month we dig into the financial risks of open-source software. Chairing the conversation is Seb Rose who is joined by his colleague Dermot Canniffee. Answering the questions is Aslak Hellesøy who created Cucumber some 12 years ago.

    Cucumber's success has led to many of the world's most valuable company relying on its software for critical parts of their codebase. So what are the financial risks for companies who use OSS tooling every day? And who pays when an OSS tool is no longer looked after?

    If you or your company want to contribute to the success of Cucumber Open, head over to our Open Collective page here -https://opencollective.com/cucumber

    • 36 min
    A BDD story with Andreas Markussen and Sheeraz Iqbal

    A BDD story with Andreas Markussen and Sheeraz Iqbal

    This month on the Cucumber Podcast Matt Wynne speaks with Andreas Markussen and Sheeraz Iqbal from Nuuday a Danish company which has recently been on a journey of adopting Behaviour-Driven Development. This is a conversation about their story so far and the challenges they've faced.

    • 35 min
    BDD with Cucumber - Paul Rayner and Richard Lawrence

    BDD with Cucumber - Paul Rayner and Richard Lawrence

    This month, Matt Wynne and Seb Rose sat down with Richard Lawrence and Paul Rayner to talk about their new book "Behavior-Driven Development with Cucumber".

    The book incorporates their many combined years of experience teaching BDD to agile teams.

    Matt and Seb explore what readers can expect from the book as well as digging into their own experiences teaching and coaching teams in adopting BDD and agile practices.

    Shownotes

    Pick up a copy of Richard and Paul's "Behavior-Driven Development with Cucumber" on Amazon.com (https://www.amazon.com/Behavior-Driven-Development-Cucumber-Specification-Example/dp/0321772636) or wherever you buy books.

    Behind Closed Doors - Johanna Rothman and Esther Derby (https://pragprog.com/book/rdbcd/behind-closed-doors)

    The Goal - Eliyahu M. Goldratt(https://www.amazon.com/Goal-Process-Ongoing-Improvement/dp/0884271781)

    How to split a user story - Richard Lawrence (https://agileforall.com/resources/how-to-split-a-user-story/)

    High Fidelity - (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Fidelity_(film)

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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JBrugge ,

Good guidance on BDD

Great topics on both things specific to Cucumber, and on setting Cucumber properly within the practices of BDD, and quality software development in general.

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