Parsing Names

Learn how to parse names using the Gherkin parser class.

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Parsing names

Many Gherkin structures, such as features and scenarios, contain a name. We will focus on features for this section, but the method we develop will apply to all Gherkin structures with names. Let’s consider the following example line:

Feature: The feature name

The piece of text we want to extract from our line is The feature name. We can do this relatively simply if we remove the Feature: part at the beginning. Our name parsing method could be implemented like so:

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