Entries by Stephen McCafferty

Website Redesign

We’re sure you’ve already noticed that the SpecFlow website has changed in appearance. We’ve tried to tidy things up a little and have made a few changes to the site, in particular the News section, which now has categories and filters. To make the transition as painless as possible, we have retained most of the […]

Anatomy of a Gherkin

Dirk Rombauts from Pickles Pro has written an in-depth guide to the Gherkin syntax called Anatomy of a Gherkin. It’s a great introduction to the Gherkin syntax. As well as tackling the various Gherkin keywords, Dirk has drawn on his extensive experience to include practical tips and potential pitfalls, as well as explaining how to […]

Dependency Injection with Autofac and Unity

Gaspar Nagy recently released SpecFlow.Autofac, a plugin that allows you to use the popular Autofac dependency injection framework with SpecFlow. You can read more about it on Gaspar’s blog as well as download the project and use it as a starting point for your own. Paul Hatcher did just that and has published a version […]

SpecFlow V2.1 Released

SpecFlow V2.1 has been officially released and is available to download from NuGet. The most important changes are: Updated to Gherkin 4.0.0 parser Plugin interface for generator and runtime plugins Changed to an event-based interface and added additional hooks for customizing TestThread and scenario dependencies Two new assist methods, FindInSet and FindAllInSet. The following issue […]

SpecFlow+ V1.4 Released

25 May 2016 SpecFlow+ V1.4 has been officially released and is available to download from NuGet. The most important changes are: Updated SpecFlow+ Excel for SpecFlow 2 compatibility (compatible with SpecFlow 2.1) Support for SpecFlow V2’s shared AppDomain parallelisation Use the “about” option to display additional license info (expiry date, upgrade until date) from the […]

SpecFlow 2 Pre-release with Updated Gherkin Parser

A new SpecFlow 2 pre-release package (SpecFlow 2.1.0-preview20160412-16) is available on NuGet: Updated Gherkin parser Improved output support for the specflow.exe GenerateAll command Improved debugging support for the specflow.exe GenerateAll command Note: This is a pre-release version; the package will only show up in the NuGet package manager in Visual Studio if you chose to […]

SpecFlow+ Excel 1.4 Release Candidate

SpecFlow+ Excel has been updated for compatibility with SpecFlow 2. A pre-release version is now available on NuGet. This package requires an updated pre-release version of SpecFlow 2 that will automatically be installed with the SpecFlow+ Excel package. The new SpecFlow 2 package includes an updated Gherkin parser required by the Excel plugin. SpecFlow+ Runner […]

SpecFlow+ Runner 1.4 Release Candidate

SpecFlow+ Runner 1.4 has been released on NuGet.org. This is a pre-release version, so the package will only show up in Visual Studio if you have chosen to display pre-releases. This release introduces SharedAppDomain support for test thread isolation in order to use the parallelization features introduced with SpecFlow 2. You can also read more […]

SpecFlow V2 Release

Before installing the new version, please read the information on updating. The installation procedure is also covered there. Note that SpecFlow 2 requires .NET 4.5 or higher! WHAT’S NEW IN SPECFLOW V2? Important changes in SpecFlow V2 include: All components upgraded to .NET 4.5. Note: SpecFlow v2 will no longer work with older .NET runtimes! […]