Writing executable User Stories in Gherkin
Writing executable User Stories with Specification by Examples in Gherkin requires some practice. Gherkin is a domain-specific language for creating concrete examples of how a system should interact with the user in plain English, which everyone in the business can understand. The more you practice, the more you will get used to it quickly. So, let's start with a few common scenarios that will help you create a couple of feature files. Remember that each feature file can have multiple scenarios, just like each User Story can have multiple scenarios (also known as Specification by Example or Executable Specification). You can see this variation in the following examples:
- A simple feature that requires no user input:
Feature: A short description of the feature User story of the feature goes here Rule: Business rule goes here Description about the business rule ...