Dave Astels and Steven Baker on RSpec and Behavior-Driven Development

Posted in Project Management, Testing, Development, Conferences on July 08, 2008


Dave Astels and Steven Baker on RSpec and Behavior-Driven Development

Summary
InfoQ interviews Dave Astels and Steven Baker, two of the authors of the successful Rspec framework about enabling Behavior-Driven Development in Ruby, and the implications of moving from a test-centric point of view to one that is more specification-driven.

Bio
Dave Astels one of the founders of the RSpec project, co-author of "A Practical Guide to eXtreme Programming" and author of "Test-driven Development: A Practical Guide" is an independent consultant in the area of Ruby and Rails. Steven Baker is a well-known Ruby on Rails developer and one of the original authors of the RSpec framework for Behavior-Driven Development.

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