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Feature flag

Introduction

Feature flags, also known as feature toggles, are a powerful technique in software development that allows teams to modify system behavior without changing code. They enable developers to turn features on or off, facilitating testing, deployment, and rollback of new features.

Purpose

Process

  1. Flag Implementation: Add flags in the codebase to control access to new features.
  2. Flag Management: Use a feature flag management system to enable or disable these flags.
  3. Monitoring and Analysis: Monitor the impact of toggled features and analyze user feedback.

Key Features

Best Practices

Conclusion

Feature flags are an indispensable tool in modern software development, offering flexibility and control in feature deployment and management. By facilitating safer rollouts and quicker iterations, they help teams build and maintain agile, responsive software systems.

Feature flag analytics

Using data analytics to understand the impact and performance of a feature using feature flags.

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Feature flag management platforms

Tools that help manage and orchestrate feature flags.

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Remote configuration

Updating application behavior and settings without redeploying the software.

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