What is Cucumber?
Cucumber is a testing approach which supports Behavior Driven Development (BDD). It explains the behavior of the application in a simple English text using Gherkin language.
What is Selenium?
Selenium is an automation tool for Functional Testing of the web-based application. Selenium supports different language like java, ruby, python C#, etc.
Why use Cucumber with Selenium?
Cucumber and Selenium are two popular technologies.
Organizations like JPM Chase & few others use JAVA with Selenium for functional testing. The organizations that are using Selenium want to integrate Cucumber with selenium as Cucumber makes it easy to read and to understand the application flow.
Cucumber tool is based on the Behavior Driven Development framework that acts as the bridge between the following people:
- Software Engineer and Business Analyst.
- Manual Tester and Automation Tester.
- Manual Tester and Developers.