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Using star notation instead of Given/When/Then

Cucumber supports the star notation when writing features: instead of
using Given/When/Then, you can simply use a star rather like you would
use a bullet point.

When you run the feature for the first time, you still get a nice
message showing you the code snippet you need to use to implement the

Use some *
a file named "features/f.feature" with:
Feature: Star-notation feature
  Scenario: S
    * I have some cukes
I run cucumber features/f.feature
the stderr should not contain anything
it should pass with:
Feature: Star-notation feature

  Scenario: S           # features/f.feature:2
    * I have some cukes # features/f.feature:3

1 scenario (1 undefined)
1 step (1 undefined)
it should pass with:
You can implement step definitions for undefined steps with these snippets:

Given(/^I have some cukes$/) do
  pending # Write code here that turns the phrase above into concrete actions

Last published over 7 years ago by mattwynne.