Feature Toggles: Practitioner Practices and a Case Study

  title={Feature Toggles: Practitioner Practices and a Case Study},
  author={Md Tajmilur Rahman and Louis-Philippe Querel and Peter C. Rigby and Bram Adams},
  journal={2016 IEEE/ACM 13th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR)},
Continuous delivery and rapid releases have led to innovative techniques for integrating new features and bug fixes into a new release faster. To reduce the probability of integration conflicts, major software companies, including Google, Facebook and Netflix, use feature toggles to incrementally integrate and test new features instead of integrating the feature only when it's ready. Even after release, feature toggles allow operations managers to quickly disable a new feature that is behaving… CONTINUE READING
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