Smoke Testing definition
- Smoke Testing is a non-exhaustive set of tests that aim at ensuring that the most important functions work.
Smoke Testing purpose
- The results of this test is used to decide if a build is stable enough to proceed with further testing.
Smoke testing origine
- The term smoke testing originates from a similarly basic type of hardware testing in which a device passes the test if it does not catch fire the first time it turns on.
Smoke Testing benefits
- Exposes integration issues
- Uncovers problems early
- Provides level of confidence in changes tosoftware not having adverse affects
Smoke Testing practice
- Smoke testing, or “Build Verification Testing”, is a type of software testing that includes a non-exhaustive set of tests that aim at ensuring that the most crucial and important functions work.
- Smoke testing is the preliminary check of the software after a build and before a release.
- This type of testing finds basic and critical issues in an application before critical testing is implemented.
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