Have you ever wanted to add a new feature to your iOS app with the option to roll it back quickly if things go wrong? Feature flags can help! With feature flags, you can deliver new features remotely with the click of a button without having to republish your app.
Sending your code out into the world can be a nerve-wracking experience. Regardless of how much testing you do beforehand, you’re never quite sure if everything will work according to plan. Even if it’s the case, during an applications life-time, you’ll need to redeploy your code many times. Code redeployment means time, money and a lot of hassle.
Fortunately, feature flags are useful tools that can help reduce the need for code redeployment as well as enable you to test your changes in production without affecting the end-user. In this article, I’ll show you how to make use of feature toggles in a React-like framework. So…
Will showing the number of book copies sold on my website encourage more people to buy it? To answer this question confidently, I can rely upon A/B testing for guidance. This method of testing allows us to evaluate two versions of a website or app by releasing them to different user segments to see which one performs better.
Software development is a really challenging endeavor. A lot of time and energy has to go into making sure that customers like what you're building for them.
Many people make the mistake of thinking that product development mainly consists of coding. Developing a product (ideally) needs specialists, managers, tactics, and various tools. A good idea can indeed go a long way, but if you want to give your product the highest possible chance to penetrate the market, then you need to allocate all possible resources that you have available to throw at it.
This implies that you should work smarter, not harder. Slow traditional deployments often cost more and take up a ridiculous amount of time. Thankfully, integrating Feature Flags into your deployment strategy can speed up this process.
At Kantan, we're changing the lives of tradespeople by giving them the tools to excel in a competitive marketplace. Our product is a React Native app that helps them serve customers, manage operations and grow their business. We have thousands of tradespeople managing hundreds of thousands of jobs on our platform. And we are just getting started.
To enable us to grow and scale on the journey to become the number one application for tradespeople in the UK, we need to move quickly, pushing our product and features to market faster than our competitors whilst maintaining quality and ensuring we have complete control over our production environment.