The two most renowned software testing certifications are CSTE and ISEB/ISTBQ. In this series of articles we will tackle the general information about CSTE and ISEB/ISTBQ Certifications. What is CSTE?
Sanity testing is a brief testing of major functionalities of software based on specifications, requirements, and features. Smoke testing is a quick-and-dirty run through the major functionalities of the software without bothering with details and functionalities.
In verification, testers ensure that the system meets the organization’s standards and processes, and answers the question “Did we build the right system?” In validation, testers physically ensure that the system has met all business and user requirements, and that the features and functionalities are working as designed.