Cucumber is an Open Source test automation tool which supports Behavior Driven Development(BDD) and it is used to write acceptance tests for the different application.
It allows automation of functional validation in easily readable and understandable format (like plain English) to Business Analysts, Developers, Testers etc.
Do you know Cucumber is a great tool used to run acceptance tests using the plain-text functional descriptions with Gherkin? Behavior Driven Development strategy or BDD, as it is popularly known, is implemented using the Cucumber tool.
Companies often have huge issues with trust the customer doesn't trust the supplier, the business doesn't trust the developers, the developers don't trust the testers, and the testers don't trust anyone. Cucumber gives the business, developers, and testers a way to collaborate and specify, in plain English, how the system should work.
Advantages of Cucumber Tool
Code Reusability: Due to simple test script architecture, Cucumber provides code reusability.
Easy to Understand: The test case writing is very easy and understandable. It works as a bridge between business and technical language, and this bridge is sustainable because of test cases written in a plain English text.
Less Coding Knowledge Required: It allows the test script to be written without knowledge of any code, it allows the involvement of non-programmers and manual tester as well.
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