Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome! from Dave Farley

    • About This Course

    • My Learning Objectives

  • 2

    Stories, Examples and Specifications

    • Why Acceptance Test?

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    • What is Acceptance Testing

    • Teamwork & Communications

    • BDD - Defining the Behaviour of the System

    • Exercise 1 - Specifications Without Implementation Detail

    • BDD - It's All About Behaviour

    • Event Storming - Understanding Your Problem

    • Capturing & Translating Requirements

    • Story-Mapping - Organising Requirements

    • Exercise 2 - Story Mapping

    • Specification by Example

    • Review Your Learning - 1. Stories, Examples and Specifications

  • 3

    Effective Tests

    • Test First

    • Properties of Good Acceptance Tests

    • Acceptance Tests & BDD

    • Exercise 3 - Finding Stories and Examples

    • Exercise 3 - Answers - Finding Stories and Examples

    • Real World Worked Example - Part 1 - Finding Stories

    • Exercise 4 - Thinking not Coding

    • Real World Example - Part 2 - Stories to Examples

    • Review Your Learning - 2. Effective Tests

  • 4

    Test Strategy & Adoption

    • The Scope of Acceptance Tests

    • Effective Test Strategy

  • 5

    Course Completion

    • Congratulations!

    • My Feedback

    • References, Links and Recommendations

Testimonials

  • “The Acceptance Testing module was probably the best 2 hours of training I’ve ever been on.”
 - Software Engineer

  • “The fact that Dave is one of the creators of the discipline and had successfully implemented it gives him huge credibility.”
 - Senior Developer

  • “Last week I started to create my acceptance testing setup and I started to follow the process with three different teams. They all liked the process very much!” - Digital Business Designer

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Instructor

Founder of Continuous Delivery Ltd.

Dave Farley

Dave Farley, is the managing director and founder of Continuous Delivery Ltd. Dave is co-author of the best-selling books - "Continuous Delivery" and "Modern Software Engineering" describing a coherent, foundational and durable approach to effective software development, for programmers, managers and technical leads, at all levels of experience. He is one of the authors of the Reactive Manifesto and a winner of the Duke Award for the open source LMAX Disruptor project. Dave is a pioneer of Continuous Delivery, thought-leader and expert practitioner in CD, DevOps, TDD and software design, and has a long track record in creating high-performance teams, shaping organisations for success, and creating outstanding software. Dave is committed to sharing his experience and techniques with software developers around the world, helping them to improve the design, quality and reliability of their software, by sharing his expertise through his consultancy, YouTube channel, books and training courses.