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What is Cucumber?

Cucumber is a tool that supports Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) - a software development process that aims to enhance software quality and reduce maintenance costs.
Cucumber is a tool in the Testing Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Cucumber is an open source tool with 2.8K GitHub stars and 547 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Cucumber's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Cucumber?

Companies
93 companies reportedly use Cucumber in their tech stacks, including N26, OpenGov, and Ocado Technology.

Developers
243 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cucumber.

Cucumber Integrations

BrowserStack, qTest Management, CrossBrowserTesting , Ghostlab, and Database Rider are some of the popular tools that integrate with Cucumber. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Cucumber.

Why developers like Cucumber?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Cucumber
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Cucumber Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Cucumber in their tech stack.

Benjamin Poon
Benjamin Poon
QA Manager - Engineering at HBC Digital · | 8 upvotes · 130.2K views
Nightwatchjs
Nightwatchjs
Selenium
Selenium
JavaScript
JavaScript
Cucumber
Cucumber
GitHub
GitHub
GoCD
GoCD
Docker
Docker
ExpressJS
ExpressJS
React
React
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL

For our digital QA organization to support a complex hybrid monolith/microservice architecture, our team took on the lofty goal of building out a commonized UI test automation framework. One of the primary requisites included a technical minimalist threshold such that an engineer or analyst with fundamental knowledge of JavaScript could automate their tests with greater ease. Just to list a few: - Nightwatchjs - Selenium - Cucumber - GitHub - Go.CD - Docker - ExpressJS - React - PostgreSQL

With this structure, we're able to combine the automation efforts of each team member into a centralized repository while also providing new relevant metrics to business owners.

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Farshad Dortadj
Farshad Dortadj
QA Engineer at Depop · | 1 upvotes · 5.2K views
Cucumber
Cucumber

I use Cucumber because it's a great tool that allows me to write BDD tests using Selenium framework and Ruby to write the code.

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Cucumber Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Cucumber?
Selenium
Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
JUnit
JUnit is a simple framework to write repeatable tests. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
RSpec
Behaviour Driven Development for Ruby. Making TDD Productive and Fun.
PHPUnit
PHPUnit is a programmer-oriented testing framework for PHP. It is an instance of the xUnit architecture for unit testing frameworks.
Capybara
Capybara helps you test web applications by simulating how a real user would interact with your app. It is agnostic about the driver running your tests and comes with Rack::Test and Selenium support built in. WebKit is supported through an external gem.
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239 developers follow Cucumber to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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