Smoke Testing

In software development, smoke testing is a slang term used by programmers in reference to hardware testing. When testing software in development, the joke is if it is tried on a new piece of hardware for the first time and it does not catch on fire, it is a successful test.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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