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Presented by Dana Luther
April 3, 2020
A/B testing? Canary Rollouts? Service maintenance windows? All of these and more can be controlled dynamically by using feature flags. In this presentation, we’ll go over the benefits of feature flags and demonstrate how to effectively incorporate them into your codebase and workflows. You don’t need a fancy service to make this happen - there are several php libraries you can use. In this scenario, I will demonstrate the Swivel library using a MySQL database.
Dana is a Senior Web Application Architect at Envisage International. She has been developing in PHP since 2000 (yes, PHP 3), and building almost exclusively in the Yii Framework for the last several years. She is a graduate of the University of Florida, and works with a small agile group of Yii developers to meet the demands of a diverse international company that serves the needs of international students around the world with over 650,000 monthly visitors and generating over 1,200,000 page views. Dana is one of the co-organizers of the Yii-Jax Meetup group, a regular contributor to the Envisage International Blog and maintains her own blog on the Yii Framework and docker.