Gijs is the lead developer and product owner of He has a background in functional testing, automated testing and developping in multiple different programming languages.

The 3 most common mistakes writing Gherkin features

common gherkin mistakes

In the past, I’ve worked on many projects where they either used Gherkin to describe functionality or to be used for test automation. You can have a look at how to write Gherkin scripts with a straightforward example if you need a primer on the topic. The following recommendations are useful for both usages.

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How to write Gherkin scripts – A straightforward example

A screenshot from a video explaining how to write Gherkin scripts.

Today I will take you through step-by-step how to successfully write and execute durable test scenarios using the Gherkin syntax, using the payment pathway of an e-commerce website as a straightforward example. Gherkin is a plain-text, business-readable language that is designed to be easily understandable by non-programmers. It is most commonly used to define regression […]

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