“Feature flags increase the complexity of both the code and the testing process which makes it unnecessarily complex for our developers, our testers and our stakeholders when doing acceptance testing. Our policy is to only use feature flags when modifying existing functionality and never when implementing new functionality.” – Stefan Matsson In this recent article, […]
“Every individual problem is a rarity, something that almost never happens. But in aggregate, failure is incredibly commonplace. We need to treat it like a fact of life — it’s when we fail, not if we fail — and practice until it’s boring.” – Charity Majors Feature flagging platforms offer a great deal of value to a company at […]
How Feature Flagging Platforms are Progressing DevOps DevOps fever is spreading fast as more companies begin to adopt the set of practices in order to boost efficiency while continuing to move at high velocity. From startups to enterprise organizations, companies around the world have become focused on enabling technical/non-technical collaboration and implementing tools that simplify […]
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.
Feature branching allows developers to effectively collaborate around a central code base by keeping all changes to a specific feature in its own branch. With the addition of feature flags, feature branching becomes even more powerful and faster by separating feature release management from code deployment. Read the full article here.
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 […]