From the experience of leading teams worldwide, author Gojko Adzic distills seven key patterns and many practical rules for effective ways to specify, test, and . I recently had the pleasure to attend Gojko Adzic’s “Specification by Example: From User Stories to Acceptance Test” training course taught. Do you want to improve customer engagement and business involvement within your organization? Click here for more info!.

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Manning | Specification by Example

Building the right scope. Highly recommended read for those who manage software development projects, business analysts, testers, programmers or anybody who cares about software that truly adds value to you and your clients. In addition the book contains an introduction to the practice of Specification by Example and guidelines on how to introduce the practice in organizations.

We worked with some groups that defined the demo steps during the Sprint planning. Case studies Chapter It was with great relief that I read “I originally thought about leaving this chapter [on deriving scope from goals] out.

PART 1 Getting Started

The theoretical background will enable you to ask and use examples, but what you do from there on is up to you and the requirements of your project. Not all of these become tests—only the essential parts of the requirements are distilled into tests. About the cover illustration.


Learn something that I couldn’t find in Gojko’s books. What to focus on when refining specifications. May 01, Garima Singh rated it liked it. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Gojko is a frequent keynote speaker at leading software development conferences and one of the authors of MindMup and Claudia.

Specification by Example: How Successful Teams Deliver the Right Software

Seven patterns, fully explored in this book, are key to making the method effective. The nonessential or duplicate parts are discarded—they have served their purpose for learning during the workshop.

One person found this helpful. The tests are important, and this technique is called acceptance-test-driven development. Feb 24, Deniss Ojastu rated it really liked it Shelves: From User Stories to Acceptance Tests. Chapter 16 ePlan Services Define boundaries to consider edge cases from the beginning of a system implementation. Otherwise, recommended to software analysts, developers and IT managers interested in improving software quality. Collaborating on scope without high-level control.

Also available is all code from the book. Asking for examples brings the discussion back to reality. Dec 22, Kristjan rated it really liked it Shelves: How teams integrated collaboration into flows and iterations. It goes to my list of top 10 recommended books for software development. Chapter 11 Evolving a documentation system Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


Specification by Example is a collaborative method for specifying requirements and tests. Expressing business rules in tables makes them more comprehensible and assists in finding missing cases.

Creating a shared understanding of the overall goal is the most important part of specifying a problem, and one that developers hide away from at their peril. Is automation required at all? Understanding and clarity of the requirements is the key output of a requirements workshop; the tests are an expression of these. Specification by Example is an emerging practice for creating software based on realistic examples, bridging the communication gap between business stakeholders and the dev teams building the software.

A-TDD is easy to do, and hard to adopt.