The Top Questions About Feature Flags, Answered

Tools like CloudBees Feature Management offer multivariate flags, for those times when you need to dynamically configure two or more variants—if you wanted to change text in multiple places on the screen, for example. To make this work, as Pete Hodgson in his landmark article on feature flags, “a good convention is to enable existing […]

Tools like CloudBees Feature Management offer multivariate flags, for those times when you need to dynamically configure two or more variants—if you wanted to change text in multiple places on the screen, for example. To make this work, as Pete Hodgson in his landmark article on feature flags, “a good convention is to enable existing or legacy behavior when a Feature Flag is Off and new or future behavior when it’s On.”. Introducing a single feature flag theoretically doubles the amount of testing that needs to be done, and as you might imagine, validating both states for every single feature flag you use would be an astronomical amount of work.
Source: CloudBees