Behat revisited

In the first two parts, I covered getting up and running with running acceptance tests sequentially, using a Ramdisk to speed things up, running tests in parallel, specifying a custom theme to test on and writing your own tests. Over a year later we revisit Behat to speed up the process of orchestrating the environment and to understand a bit more about what is going on. To understand this post, I recommend that you read the first two parts beforehand.

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Infinite Monkey’s

There is a saying that I know of along the lines that given enough time then a group monkeys could type out the complete works of Shakespeare. This then lead to a thought on if it actually happened then would it be a copyright infringement? Probably not given the time that has transpired, but then consider if instead of it being a random act, then what if the monkeys had just copied the text by learning how to use the keys Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V effectively? Then how could we tell the difference? With that thought in mind, then how can assessors of work on an online eLearning platform then detect plagiarism?

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