Test Approach and Comparisons between TDD and BDD

In agile era, all of us are hearing the following approaches. Let’s give insights & compare on three approaches ATDD, TDD and BDD
  • TDD – Test driven development
  • BDD – Behavioral driven development
  • ATDD – Acceptance test driven development
  • EDD – Example driven development
  • Specification by example

Test Approach for ATDD

ATDD usually involves establishing the criteria firstmost often from a user perspective, and, acceptance tests are developed and run to see the results of failure with the right code based on examples.
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Test Approach and Comparisons between ATDD TDD and BDD

Test Approach for TDD

TDD is repetition of a very short development cycle. Code is written specifically to pass a given test case. When the written code successfully passes the test (‘green’), the passing code is refactored. Known as ‘red-green-refactor,’ this process is the mantra of TDD.
TDD - Test driven development

Test Approach for BDD

ATDD combines the general techniques and principles of TDD with ideas from domain-driven design ATDD is practice of writing tests first, but focuses on tests which describe behavior, rather than tests which test a unit of implementation.
BDD - Behavioral driven development


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