Software Craft

Rollout Strategies with Feature Flags

Rolling out new features is one of the most satisfying parts of our job. Finally, users will see the new feature we’ve worked on so hard!

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Testing Feature Flags

Putting your code behind a feature flag means that you can deploy unfinished changes. As long as the feature flag is disabled, the changes are not having an effect.

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Testing Time-Based Features with Feature Flags

Time-based features in a software application are a pain to test. To test such a feature, you can (and should) write unit tests, of course.

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Feature Flags: Make or Buy?

According to Google’s DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) group, software delivery performance influences organizational performance in general. That means if you’re good at delivering software, you’re good at business.

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One Best Way - Continuous Improvement in Software Engineering

Let’s talk about what it means to find the one best way of doing something. We’ve been trying to answer this question since the dawn of someone teaching anyone how to do a task.

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Laws and Principles of Software Development

In discussions around software development, it’s almost impossible to avoid quoting a law or two. “This won’t work because of ‘The Law of X’!

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