Past Meetup

Effective testing using Behaviour-Driven Development

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In this presentation Alexander Kress will talk about Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) approach to automated testing and development process in general. He will present the basics of BDD and describe how BDDs were setup at RedFlagDeals using the PHP Behat framework.

In the second part of the presentation Alex will talk about how BDDs can help a development team become more effective by making them a full part of the development process, starting with requirements definition. Alex is a Senior Development Manager at, a part of Yellow Pages Group. Alex can be followed on his blog


After the talk we will be holding a special Graduation Ceremony for those who participated in the Learn PHP - Virtual Self Study Group. They have worked through the course for 13 weeks and I am very proud of their accomplishment and the effort they have put forth.

We will also have a surprise guest joining us, so come on out to the meeting to find out who.