To be able to show you what Property-based testing (PBT) is, let’s start by grasping the concept of a property in programming languages. Since this is a Java tutorial, I will start with Oracle and their definition of a property in their glossary:
Characteristics of an object that users can set, such as the color of a window.
The practise of Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), and using tooling to support this like cucumber, has inspired many posts and talks. The recurring questions are predominantly about how teams and people pull these tools out of its collaboration context, and bring it into the test automation context. Cucumber’s post might perhaps be one of the best on this topic,
Last year I started giving talks about BDD based on my own experiences. One pitfall that always seems to pop up, at least in the Netherlands, is about imperative versus declarative (or implementation vs intention).