AWS recently launched AWS AppConfig Feature Flags. Feature flagging is a powerful tool that allows engineers to safely push out new features to customers, but doing so in a measured and usually gradual way. In this blog post, you will learn about what feature flags are, what are the benefits to using them, and what are some use-cases for feature flags.
The “earlier” way to release a feature is to first build the code, then test it in QA, and get ready to deploy to Production. Engineers need to align the code merge and deployment with the date and time when marketing wants it released.