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Gherkin is a programming language created in 2008.

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Executable specifications


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Feature: Guess the word # The first example has two steps Scenario: Maker starts a game When the Maker starts a game Then the Maker waits for a Breaker to join # The second example has three steps Scenario: Breaker joins a game Given the Maker has started a game with the word "silky" When the Breaker joins the Maker's game Then the Breaker must guess a word with 5 characters

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