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Category: Scrum Patterns / Optional Scrum Patterns / (User) Story Testing Patterns

Pattern: "Test That..."

Also Known As:
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Pattern Summary:

  • Start a story test with the words "Test that..."

Possibly Good For:

  • Beginning Story Testers
  • Simple Tests
  • Tests hard to describe using the other patterns

Possibly Bad For:

  • Experienced Story Testers that know a better pattern.
  • Tests with a lot of setup logic or behavior logic(try a different pattern)
  • Tests where behavior depends on numerous test inputs

Pattern Details & References:

  • Mike Cohn's book: User Stories Applied

Pattern Contributors:

  • Charles Bradley

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