In this blog lets understand features of Tidy Gherkin, an awesome chrome app for writing feature files.
Tools like Cucumber are created to enable non technical people to participate in the development directly. But then expecting the same people to use Eclipse or InteliJ to write feature files is not a fair expectation. Because sometimes these people know more about a domain and less about how to use Eclipse etc. In such scenarios not necessarily the BA Team is open in learning tools like Eclipse etc.
Instead of asking your domain people to learn Eclipse for just to write feature files, its better to look for other options which are easy to use and serve the same purpose of enabling the BA team in writing Feature Files.
Once such App is Tidy Gherkin:
- Its Chrome App, so very easy to install
- No need to install IDE like Eclipse etc
- No prior knowledge needed for any Development IDE
- very light weight
- Easy to use and learn
How to install:
Go to Chrome appStore and search for “Tidy Gherkin”, select the search result and follow the prompts. Chrome app Store link is:
Some of the features of Tidy Gherkin are:
On the go Formatting:
Syntax Error Highlighting:
Inserting Scenario or Scenario Outline Template:
Inserting Data Table:
This app makes writing Feature file very easy for Business people and does all technical work for them.