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Matthew Eakin

Matthew Eakin is a National Manual Testing Architect with Centric’s Software Quality Assurance & Testing Practice. With over 20 years of technical, leadership and planning experience, his experience in all aspects of the SDLC, combined with development skills, has helped Matthew to be an effective Agile testing practitioner and coach.

He talks extensively on Gherkin Scripting and is in high-demand as a BDD (Behavior Driven Development) and ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development) coach, and his workshops (Agile Testing, Gherkin Scripting, and A Manual Testers Guide to the Ruby/Cucumber Framework) have been so successful that Matthew has led the series nationally and teaches customized variations of the program at client sites.

BDD Cucumber Framework: Making Tests Maintainable with PageObjects

In the latest installment of our Cucumber Automation Framework series, learn how to make tests maintainable with PageObjects.

Running WebDriver with Multiple Browsers

In the latest installment of our Cucumber Automation Framework series, learn how to run WebDriver with multiple browsers.

Driving a Browser Using WATiR WebDriver

In the latest installment of our Cucumber Automation Framework series, learn how to drive a browser using WATiR WebDriver in Cucumber.

Running Cucumber Using Rake

Rake does in Ruby what Make does in JAVA: It ensures files are consistent, then executes. Run Cucumber using Rake to catch inconsistencies.

Using Parameters in Your BDD Gherkin Script

Learn how to use Parameters in your BDD Gherkin Script in our How-To-Guide on applying Cucumber to automate testing.

Creating Cucumber Step Definitions

Read about Step Definitions in of our How-To-Guide on applying Cucumber to lead your agile testing team down the path to automation.

An Introduction to Gherkin Scripting

Learn about Gherkin Scripting in of our How-To-Guide on applying Cucumber to lead your agile testing team down the path to automation.

Understanding Cucumber Scenarios

In blog three of a series, we explore agile test cases. Or, as they are known in the Cucumber framework: Scenarios.

Understanding Cucumber Features

Learn about Cucumber Features in part 2 of our How-To-Guide on applying the framework so your agile testing team can start to automate.

Cucumber Framework: How to Use It to Create Your First BDD Project

In this series of blogs, we will provide a How-To-Guide on applying the Cucumber Framework to lead the transformation of your automation.

A BDD Tool for Your Agile Testing Tool Belt

Successful Agile Testing shops have adopted Behavior-Driven Development (BDD). But without the right tools, even this approach fails.