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Multiple Perspectives on Executable Acceptance Test-Driven Development

  • Grigori Melnik
  • Frank Maurer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4536)

Abstract

This descriptive case study is about the dynamics of a software engineering team using executable acceptance test-driven development in a real world project. The experiences of a customer, a developer, and a tester were discussed. The observed consensus among multiple stakeholders speaks of the effectiveness of the practice in the given context.

Keywords

Multiple Perspective Test Scenario Business Rule User Story Business Requirement 
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Copyright information

© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Grigori Melnik
    • 1
  • Frank Maurer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, University of CalgaryCanada

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