Introduction to Feature Flags in CI

Enterprise feature flag management platforms contain features that help to easily track and manage a flag’s lifecycle, allowing for the benefits of instant feature disabling with less potential for technical debt. Your developers get feedback on their changes immediately instead of weeks after making them to a private branch and then finally integrating it. Without […]

Enterprise feature flag management platforms contain features that help to easily track and manage a flag’s lifecycle, allowing for the benefits of instant feature disabling with less potential for technical debt. Your developers get feedback on their changes immediately instead of weeks after making them to a private branch and then finally integrating it. Without feature flags, you have three choices when it’s time to fix them: – Roll back to the previous build – Code and integrate an emergency fix – Leave the broken feature in the wild until it’s fixed in a regular release LONG-LIVED FEATURE BRANCHES How do you avoid the problems outlined above when you don’t have feature flags?
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