Seb Rose

Seb Rose

BDD Advocate, SmartBear

Biography

Consultant, coach, trainer, analyst, and developer for over 30 years.

Seb has been involved in the full development lifecycle with experience that ranges from architecture to support, from BASIC to Ruby. He’s a BDD advocate with SmartBear, helping people integrate all three practices of BDD into their development process and ensuring that appropriate tool support is available.

Regular speaker at conferences and occasional contributor to software journals. Co-author of the BDD Books series “Discovery” and “Formulation” (Leanpub), lead author of “The Cucumber for Java Book” (Pragmatic Programmers), and contributing author to “97 Things Every Programmer Should Know” (O’Reilly).

He blogs at cucumber.io/blog and tweets as @sebrose.

Test automation is a software development skill
In the race towards continuous delivery we’re being tempted by “code free” test automation solutions. I’ll explain why I believe that this is not a good route to take — and suggest a better one.