Hey readers, been trying to find a quick solution to feature toggling in an android application? Take a look and see if this Apache-licensed GitHub repo is the solution for you.
This article delves into creating an E-commerce website with real-time feature toggles controlling pricing E-commerce applications can take on many forms. Whether they’re retail, goods exchange, or an auction website, online commerce is becoming more common than offline. Modern front-end frameworks, such as Angular and React, provide the tools necessary for creating fast and responsive […]
Zumba’s open-source Swivel API for feature flagging provides an interesting take on canary releases. This is achieved by deploying features to a random blocks of users, before a full release. Be sure to check out the GitHub repo, with the full project, ready for use.
This article showcases a video in which LaunchDarkly‘s CEO discusses the many ways to use feature flags. Take back control of your products with Edith Harbaugh, CEO and Co-Founder at Launch Darkly. Edith shares her expertise with 10 things to do with Feature Flags. She explains why feature flags are beneficial to Product Managers and […]
Canary releases are a DevOps best practice of pushing new features to a subset of your customers. By pushing to a subset, this group can provide early feedback, verify functionality, and act as “canaries” to your entire population. Originally, canary had a negative connotation – miners took canaries down into mines, as canaries were more […]
This article explains how to implement feature flags in a single page app, using React and Redux Saga. Built on frameworks like React, Angular, and Ember, single page apps (SPA) are becoming the new norm for modern applications. They center around dynamically updating a single HTML page via AJAX and HTML5 to deliver a more […]
Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) enables development teams to build, integrate, test, and release new software in a single platform. It has a centralized version control system that allows for continuous integration, package management, and release management. Together, these components enable agile teams to move faster in a more centralized manner while also minimizing […]
This stackoverflow discussion provides an overview of feature flags/toggles at their very core. A ‘feature flag’ (or Feature Toggle) is the ability to turn features (sub-sections) of your application on/off at a moments notice. I guess the example there was that it’s handy to have the control to reduce the feature-set somewhat if you need […]
This article by Jeffrey Lee highlights the recent funding announcement from LaunchDarkly, a company specializing in feature flags that allows companies to beta launch software with less risk. Last month, LaunchDarkly raised $8.7m from DFJ, with SoftTechVC and Bloomberg Beta following on. DFJ’s portfolio has had huge wins like Box, Twilio, SolarCity and Tesla. This […]
This article by Sam Moore discusses the intricacies of a redesign, and the do’s and dont’s, including best practices. In certain situations sites that have grown truly dated sometimes need a more intense, focused design effort to move away from the pattern of periodic redesigns. The best strategy in a case like this is to […]