Behat, Behavioral-Driven Development and Selenium in Drupal

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Testing our applications is something we all do. Ahem, rather, it's something we all *wish* we did. In this talk, I'll introduce you to Behat: a behavior-driven-development library that allows you to write functional tests against your application just by writing human-readable sentences/scenarios. To sweeten the deal, Mink - Behat's BFF library - allows these tests to be run in a real browser (via Selenium2) if you choose. That's right: you write english sentence, Behat+Mink run them in a real browser.

We'll also talk about some of the special challenges when working with Behat in Drupal, including writing tests against a production server and bootstrapping Drupal in your tests for local development. Whatever your case, you'll come away with the know-how to stop wishing you had tests, and start writing them.

Schedule info
Time slot: 
Thursday, May 23 - 02:15pm-03:15pm
B 113 - NewMedia!
Session Info
Coding + Development
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