Topic: feature flags

Progress OpenEdge 12.2, CloudBees’ on-prem feature flagging, and Applause Functional Testing

Progress OpenEdge 12.2 delivers new capabilities that address the demand for continuous operations such as immediate auto recovery and improved performance and availability monitoring through new DevOps tooling.  An API-first approach allows OpenEdge to become a truly open platform with service and data integration, big data and data warehousing, according to the company.  Progress also … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Piranha

Uber has announced it is open-sourcing Piranha, an automated source-to-source code refactoring tool that automatically deletes stale code and feature flags when they become obsolete. Piranha is currently implemented for Objective-C, Swift, and Java programs so far.  “These nonfunctional feature flags represent technical debt, making it difficult for developers to work on the codebase, and … continue reading

Learning about your software progressively

Progressive delivery is the natural extension of continuous delivery but refines what it means to “deliver” because unlike the ‘big bang’ of an all-or-nothing release cutover, progressive delivery enables the business to gradually expose new functionality to limited numbers of users to assess the impact on user behavior and system health before expanding the release … continue reading

Industry Watch: What follows CD? Progressive delivery

Software development and delivery practices continue to evolve and change, so on the heels of the late October DevOps Enterprise Summit, attendees and journalists alike have been asking, ‘Where does it all go from here?’ One area involves value streams, the creation of which allow organizations to see waste in their organization and eliminate for … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Cohesity Agile Dev and Test, Split’s automated error detection for feature flags, and Neural Structured Learning in TensorFlow

Cohesity launched its Cohesity Agile Dev and Test solution to provide teams with a self-service provisioning model that gives them rapid access to backup data and control mechanisms to ensure data remains secure and in compliance. “Cohesity Agile Dev and Test is a logical extension and significant enhancement to our data management platform, not only … continue reading

The feature launch in 5 key phases: A DevOps cheat sheet

The process of launching a new feature has changed a lot over the last decade. Ten years ago, a feature launch was commonly tied to code release. This meant that when the release branch was merged into master and pushed to production, new features riding on that branch would be launched to customers.  RELATED CONTENT:  … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Optimizely Rollouts, Parasoft’s Jtest and dotTest, and DataStax announces cloud-native data platform

Digital experience optimization provider Optimizely has announced Optimizely Rollouts, a free tool that lets developers adopt feature flags. By using these feature flags, teams can “target key audiences, update features on the fly and easily roll back poorly performing features ensuring a better product and customer experience,” the company explained. Optimizely Rollouts includes unlimited feature … continue reading

Feature flags simplify feature development and testing for Dev teams and QA

Feature flags allow faster, safer feature delivery to users by decoupling code deployment from feature release. They provide a number of benefits to development and DevOps teams. These include: enabling A/B/n testing, showing different experiences to different users and allowing teams to see how those experiences affect user behavior, enabling Kill Switches that allow for … continue reading

Make better decisions about software at Decisions Replay

Wouldn’t it be great if developers actually could read minds, so that every iteration of their software would be exactly what users want? Well, even with AI, that’s not a world we live in right now. Instead, it’s trial and error, and experimentation that help organizations deliver the most value in their software. RELATED CONTENT: … continue reading

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