Behat is a Behavior Driven Development (BDD) tool for the PHP applications developed by Konstantin Kudryashov who is known as @everzet on Twitter.

Behat is a BDD framework for PHP. There are some tools available for BDD like Cucumber for Ruby, SpecFlow for .NET and Lettuce for Python. Behat is the first BDD tool for PHP applications.Behat can be used for API testing, functional testing and data-driven testing.

London Behat users is a group of people following BDD practices using Behat in their projects, sharing what worked or not worked in BDD. Best practices of BDD. In short, All about BDD.


Who Should Join?

Are you using Symfony, Zend and wish to adopt BDD practices with Behat? Do you already using/used Cucumber or similar BDD tools and wish to try out Behat? Are you using Behat and wish to use it better? Have you used Behat better and wish to show others? if Yes then this group is for you.


Why London Behat Users Group?

  • Know more about Behat
  • Share your experience of using Behat
  • Share problems in BDD, discuss new ideas and techniques
  • Demonstrate Behat and get feedback from behat users.



  1. Agile, BDD, TDD, ATDD
  2. PHP, Symfony, Zend Framework
  3. Selenium, Sahi, Mink, Webdriver, SauceLabs



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Welcome to London Behat Users Group

Recent Meetups

  • September 17 · 6:30 PM

    Growing object-oriented software guided by examples

    95 Behaters | 4.50 4.502

    This month we'll have 2 shorter talks, but both of them are awesome! 19:00 - 19:30 Carlos Ortega from ReChannel will guide us through his first-hand experiences of... Learn more
  • July 17 · 6:30 PM

    BDD with Cynefin by Liz Keogh

    80 Behaters | 5.00 5.004 | 1 Photo

    This month we have someone very special talking about something very cool at our meetup - awesome Liz Keogh will tell us about Cynefin: We expect leadership teams to... Learn more
  • May 22 · 6:30 PM

    BDD in Open Source

    75 Behaters | 5.00 5.005

    How Behat works for Sylius - an open source e-commerce solution for the Symfony framework. Learn why Paweł decided to adopt a full-stack BDD methology to an OSS project... Learn more
  • March 20 · 6:30 PM

    Behat 3.0

    78 Behaters | 5.00 5.0013 | 4 Photos

    It's time to get excited about the next big release of the tool. Lets discuss the features that 3.x brings us and the future of Behat and the ecosystem around it. * ... Learn more
  • June 20, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    How to make BDD work for you

    30 Behaters | 5.00 5.006

    Are you tester, developer, manager or even BA? Do you see value in Agile processes and practices? Why don't you just start doing it then? Agile or/and BDD doesn't fit... Learn more
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