Hey flaggers, thinking about building a project with Laravel? Check out this open-source feature flagging package built for Laravel.
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
While working in a continuous development and integration environment, it is important to think ahead to avoid running into problems. This article shows some of the best practices to prepare your application for unknown events such as a heavy load, realistic traffic, and bottlenecks. These problems can have multiple negative effects on your application and if […]
According to Madhav Reddy’s article, the majority of IT professionals do not know about DevOps or have a partial understanding of the big picture. Whether this is true or not, there will always be new IT people who are being introduced to DevOps. Reddy’s article helps get a better understanding of what DevOps is, how […]
You should take advantage of anything that can improve your continuous delivery such as reading the article contained in this post which mentions tips for a more secure continuous delivery pipeline. The following is an excerpt from “DevOpsSec: Securing Software Through Continuous Delivery”, by Jim Bird. It’s important not only to secure the application and its runtime […]