30 July 2015
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Matt Wynne talks with Dave Rael about communicating with programmers and business experts, working on things that really matter, and building something worthy of the effort

Matt Wynne is the lead developer for Cucumber, the popular Open-Source acceptance testing tool. He’s the author of The Cucumber Book, and in 2013 he cofounded Cucumber Limited with Aslak Hellesøy and Julien Biezemans. Their company supports the open-source platform by offering training, consulting, coaching around BDD, lean and agile software development.

Resources:
Matt's Blog - currently inactive, but with some older gems
The Cucumber Blog
The Cucumber Book - Matt and Aslak Hellesøy
Cucumber - The open-source tool and the business
Cucumber School - Fantastic video resource for doing BDD using Cucumber - remember to use discount code developer-on-fire for 30% off

Matt's book recommendation:

Matt's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
1. Don't be afraid to be stupid
2. Be ok with taking real feedback from people and listen
3. Get into the thing you are creating



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