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The Difference Between A/B Testing and Multivariate Testing

A/B testing, otherwise known as split testing, is the process of testing two different versions of a web page, feature, user flow, or other resource in order to optimize for a metric or set of metrics (often conversion rate). Multivariate tests are run with a higher number of variables and…

Talia Nassi
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Easily Set Up Smoke Tests in Your Build Pipeline

In this world of continuous delivery and high volume of feature releases, it’s important to have a testing infrastructure in place to ensure your existing functionality does not break because of current changes. Smoke tests are a type of regression test that makes sure that your critical functional flows work.…

Talia Nassi
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Industry Trends

Feature Flags vs. Feature Branches

Which is a better approach to developing, testing, and delivering new code: feature flags, or feature branches? Can you move faster without merge hell?

Dave Karow
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Features, Industry Trends, Infra

Did Feature Flags Kill the Canary?

The increased usage of feature flags and canary releases (also “canary deployments”) in software development has had a tremendous impact on the overall release process for software companies globally. These canaries and feature flags allow you to test your features in production , convert your monolith to microservices, perform A/B…

Talia Nassi

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Easily Set Up Smoke Tests in Your Build Pipeline

In this world of continuous delivery and high volume of feature releases, it’s important to have a testing infrastructure in place to ensure your existing functionality does not break because of current changes. Smoke tests are a type of regression test that makes sure that your critical functional flows work.…

Talia Nassi
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Code, Features

5 Best Practices for Testing with Feature Flags in Production

To understand how businesses can begin using feature flags, let’s look at a typical case of an organization evolving a continuous delivery system using feature flagging from the ground up. By analyzing a system taking shape, we can identify some of the common mistakes that software development teams make and…

Talia Nassi
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Monitor Your Feature Flag Performance with New Relic

By pushing feature flagging metadata into New Relic, you can understand the impact of a feature change across any metric you care about, in real time.

Pete Hodgson

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Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation: Why I Joined Split

Brian Bell joins Split as CEO and discusses the opportunity to drive forward software innovation.

Brian Bell
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Split Listed as One of CNBC’s Upstart 100 Most Promising Startups

Split named as a 2019 CNBC Upstart 100 most promising startup based on rapid customer and revenue growth.

Nick Kephart
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Split adds SOC 2 Type 2 Certification to its Intelligent Security Framework

Providing an always-on and highly secure feature flagging and experimentation platform is core to making product decisions with Split. From the beginning, we have designed and built our infrastructure and practices with security and reliability as a top priority and are excited to validate this with SOC 2 Type 2 certification.

Pato Echague

Features

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Features, Industry Trends

The Difference Between A/B Testing and Multivariate Testing

A/B testing, otherwise known as split testing, is the process of testing two different versions of a web page, feature, user flow, or other resource in order to optimize for a metric or set of metrics (often conversion rate). Multivariate tests are run with a higher number of variables and…

Talia Nassi
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Features, Industry Trends, Infra

Did Feature Flags Kill the Canary?

The increased usage of feature flags and canary releases (also “canary deployments”) in software development has had a tremendous impact on the overall release process for software companies globally. These canaries and feature flags allow you to test your features in production , convert your monolith to microservices, perform A/B…

Talia Nassi
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Not All Connections are Created Equal: Introducing Streaming Architecture

The ability to immediately propagate changes to SDKs is important to many customers, so we decided to invest in a real-time streaming architecture.

Pato Echague

Industry Trends

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Features, Industry Trends

The Difference Between A/B Testing and Multivariate Testing

A/B testing, otherwise known as split testing, is the process of testing two different versions of a web page, feature, user flow, or other resource in order to optimize for a metric or set of metrics (often conversion rate). Multivariate tests are run with a higher number of variables and…

Talia Nassi
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Industry Trends

Feature Flags vs. Feature Branches

Which is a better approach to developing, testing, and delivering new code: feature flags, or feature branches? Can you move faster without merge hell?

Dave Karow
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Features, Industry Trends, Infra

Did Feature Flags Kill the Canary?

The increased usage of feature flags and canary releases (also “canary deployments”) in software development has had a tremendous impact on the overall release process for software companies globally. These canaries and feature flags allow you to test your features in production , convert your monolith to microservices, perform A/B…

Talia Nassi

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Features, Industry Trends, Infra

Did Feature Flags Kill the Canary?

The increased usage of feature flags and canary releases (also “canary deployments”) in software development has had a tremendous impact on the overall release process for software companies globally. These canaries and feature flags allow you to test your features in production , convert your monolith to microservices, perform A/B…

Talia Nassi
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Top 10 Challenges When Building a Feature Flagging Solution from the Ground Up

Kicking off an internally developed feature flagging system is standard practice for many companies today as feature flags help engineering teams release faster at lower risk. As use cases for feature flags grow, so do the challenges of building an in-house system. This article will explore 10 challenges of building an in-house feature flagging solution.

Lenore Adam
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Managing a Monolith Breakup – Stateful Services

This is one post in a series about managing the breakup of a monolithic architecture into a small service. In the first post of the series we looked at some fundamental techniques which allowed us to perform this sort of broad architectural shift as a series of small, safe steps. We started off…

Pete Hodgson

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