Skip to main content

25 posts tagged with "configcat"

View All Tags

· 9 min read
David Herbert

The rapid pace of software development and the need to continuously deliver new features to stay competitive in today's market has introduced a unique set of challenges, one of which is security. With more and more software applications coming to play a pivotal role in user's daily lives, ensuring the security of these applications is paramount.

Security has become increasingly important for businesses and organizations of all sizes, especially in today's ever-evolving landscape, where cyber threats constantly loom around the corners like shadowy specters. As software systems become increasingly complex and cyberattacks become more prevalent, organizations need effective strategies and tools to bolster their security posture.

The question arising then is: How can they strike a harmonious balance between ensuring the security of their applications and meeting the relentless demand for innovation? One such tool that has gained prominence is feature flagging, and in this blog post, we'll examine how we can utilize it to enhance security while following best practices.

Feature Flagging for Security Cover Image

· 8 min read
David Herbert

The Internet of Things (known as IoT) is a rapidly growing field that refers to the interconnection of everyday objects, devices, and systems through the internet. This allows them to collect, exchange, and process data without requiring human intervention. IoT is changing how we live, work, and interact with our environment. It affects smart homes, wearable health devices, industrial automation, and smart cities.

This interconnectedness comes with a new set of challenges for developers. How do you manage this complex ecosystem's ever-growing number of features and updates? How do you ensure your devices are always up-to-date, secure, and functioning optimally? This article explores feature management in the IoT world and some of the challenges and solutions.

illustration of the IoT world

· 5 min read
David Herbert

Change, while sometimes challenging, often paves the way for growth and improvement. In light of this, and with our ongoing commitment to providing our users with the best possible experience, we are writing to announce an important shift in our pricing policy.

Our goal at ConfigCat has always been to balance quality service with sustainable pricing. In light of recent developments, we have had to make some adjustments to our pricing policy to accommodate the current market conditions and ensure that we continue to offer competitive and transparent pricing to our users.

pricing policy cover image

· 9 min read
David Herbert

In a world where customers are diverse and ever-changing, user segmentation provides the roadmap for businesses to navigate the intricacies of their target audience. Clearly understanding your target audience is crucial for success, especially in today's global business landscape and often broad user base. User segmentation isn't just a fancy term; it's a game-changer for business and marketing. When you really get what makes each user group tick, you can make marketing magic happen, keep customers happy, and watch your business grow.

· 10 min read
David Herbert

Software testing is crucial in software development as it ensures that a piece of software is bug-free and performs as expected, guaranteeing the quality and reliability of the final product. This is especially true in the current fast-paced market climate, where delivering a high-quality, bug-free software experience that meets user expectations is paramount to success.

impact of feature flags

· 5 min read
David Herbert

Tests! They've been haunting us since our school days when even the mere mention of the word would send shivers down our spines and make us dream of a world without pop quizzes.

Well, guess what? The world of software development didn't get the memo! In fact, they've gone and upped the ante with a little something called "testing in production." Oh, the nightmare! It's like a horror movie where the monster lurking around the corner is a bug that slipped through QA!

no other option but to test in production

· 6 min read
David Herbert

The role of a "developer advocate" has gained significant traction in recent years, thanks to leading tech giants like Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, and Google. This role is particularly prevalent in technology companies that cater to developers. But what exactly does it entail? Who can become a developer advocate, and what qualities are essential to succeed in this role?

Who is a developer advocate

· 6 min read
Chavez Harris

Feature flags are essential for effective feature release and management. Using them, we can control what features end users can see and which should remain hidden. Feature flagging allows developers to plan, launch and test new features remotely without editing code. While these benefits are fantastic, what about code testing? Having some methods in place for testing the integration of feature flags in our code can increase the likelihood of smooth feature integrations.

Using feature flags in integration tests cover

· 4 min read
David Herbert

Choosing the right SaaS (Software as a Service) provider is a crucial decision for any organization. When evaluating potential vendors, it's essential to have a clear understanding of their security measures, service level agreements, and other factors that may impact your business.

Here are some key questions to help guide your evaluation process. Questions for SaaS provider