Behaviour-driven development is great, isn’t it? It improves communication in the team, makes business requirements understandable for everyone involved in the project, speeds up the development in the long term… It has no disadvantages! Or… has it?

Unfortunately, there are no perfect systems and methodologies. All of them have their drawbacks - tradeoffs we need to agree on when adopting them in the development process. And that’s good until we’re aware of them. Even though I love BDD, TDD, and test-driven approaches in general, I can understand the cost of using them in other projects.

In my presentation, I will focus on the pros and cons of BDD methodology, thinking from the Sylius Core Team Member perspective, but also trying to comprehend the view of an average Sylius and Symfony user.


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