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What is behave?

It is behaviour-driven development, Python style. It uses tests written in a natural language style, backed up by Python code.
behave is a tool in the Testing Frameworks category of a tech stack.
behave is an open source tool with 3.1K GitHub stars and 639 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to behave's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses behave?

7 companies reportedly use behave in their tech stacks, including Primer, Assertiva Soluções, and Hudl Web Stack.

53 developers on StackShare have stated that they use behave.

behave Integrations

Decisions about behave

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose behave in their tech stack.

Needs advice

Hi everyone!

I am starting in test automation. I like Python direction, but in many roles, Cucumber is asked as the skill. So is behave totally replacing Cucumber or it would be better to learn Java and Cucumber?

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behave's Features

  • bdd
  • tests
  • tdd

behave Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to behave?
Cucumber is a tool that supports Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) - a software development process that aims to enhance software quality and reduce maintenance costs.
Rather than having to commit/push every time you want test out the changes you are making to your .github/workflows/ files (or for any changes to embedded GitHub actions), you can use this tool to run the actions locally. The environment variables and filesystem are all configured to match what GitHub provides.
Beehive is an event and agent system, which allows you to create your own agents that perform automated tasks triggered by events and filters. It is modular, flexible and really easy to extend for anyone. It has modules (we call them Hives), so it can interface with, talk to, or retrieve information from Twitter, Tumblr, Email, IRC, Jabber, RSS, Jenkins, Hue - to name just a few.
It is a very simple BDD tool based on the Cucumber, which currently has many more features than Lettuce. It aims the most common tasks on BDD and it focus specially on those that make BDD so fun.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
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behave's Followers
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