• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Testing is a critical part of software development. Explore the built-in unit testing features of Ruby, as well as how to use Cucumber and behavior driven development (BDD) to help with testing Ruby code.

Learning Objectives

Ruby Full Stack Development: Unit Testing and Behavior Driven Development

  • describe how unit testing can benefit development with Ruby
  • create and run a unit test
  • identify the different assertion types and how they can be used to test code
  • use assertions to validate numeric values
  • use assertions to validate strings or patterns in strings
  • use assertions to verify objects and object properties
  • set up and tear down prerequisites for running a unit test
  • describe behavior driven development and how it can be used for testing using Cucumber
  • install Cucumber and create a Cucumber project
  • create a scenario in a Cucumber .feature file
  • create the step definitions for a Cucumber scenario and run the test
  • use unit tests and behavior driven development to verify code functionality

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Software Development
  • Systems Development
  • Test and Evaluation