Serverless architecture, while a relatively new pattern in the software world, is quickly becoming a valuable asset in a variety of use cases. There are some notable business advantages to serverless architecture: Faster development – easily harness existing backend services and third party APIs to quickly build and deploy apps. Lower cost – substantially decreased […]
This article by Jeffrey Lee of Tech Ladder highlights the interplay of feature flags and the four heads of complexity. It illustrates how developers can deploy code more efficiently and without added risk by using feature flags. Feature flags generally manifest in two forms: boolean and multivariate (a type of feature flag that can serve […]
Been considering integrating feature flags in your stack? Check out LaunchDarkly’s guide for transitioning to feature flags.
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.
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 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 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 […]
Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year 2017! Happy toggling!
In this episode, Edith and Paul talk about OKRs and other goal-setting methods. Hear them discuss the good, the bad and the “gameability” of measuring success. The pair remind us that there are learnings in the journey, not just the destination, despite what the term “growth hacking” might have you believe. This is episode #28 in […]