What is a Smoke Test?

What is a Smoke Test?

  • A Smoke Test is a preliminary test that checks if the essential functionalities of a software are working as expected.
    • It verifies that the basic features and critical components of the software are functioning properly.
    • It is usually performed before more detailed testing to identify major issues early in the development process.
      • Helps prevent wasting time in further testing if basic functionality is not working.
      • Enables developers to fix critical issues before proceeding with testing.

Please find the below Mind Map Diagram to get the idea about the Smoke Test:

Smoke testing is a valuable technique for quickly evaluating the essential functionalities of software.

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