Brian McKeiver to Speak at SciFiDevCon

By Michelle Lentz On July 16, 2020

Brian McKeiver to Speak at SciFiDevCon

BizStream's Co-Owner and Solution Architect, Brian McKeiver, will be speaking at SciFiDevCon 2020. SciFiDevCon is a 3-day conference where attendees can learn cool stuff from industry and thought leaders while embracing the sci-fi culture. The conference will be held virtually on July 29th- 31st.

CATCH BRIAN'S SESSION

Brian will be giving a 60-minute talk on Feature Flag Football with Azure App Configuration. Catch his session on Thursday, July 30, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Read the full abstract below:

Utilizing Feature Flags is a powerful technique for allowing developers to modify system behavior without changing any code. .Net Core recently introduced a new Feature Management Library that makes implementing feature flags a breeze. Ultimately, flags standardize feature management in your system.

Azure App Configuration is also a recent Azure offering for configuring a host of variables in your .Net Core application. It offers a central place to manage configuration values that can change the features of your application with a simple flick of a switch. The service also allows updating these configurations at runtime without needing to restart or redeploy an app service.

Imagine these two items being used in conjunction to create a solution where automation rules, deployment risk is reduced, and new features can be introduced into your application very rapidly, but more importantly, very safely. It would be like if the New England Patriots wanted to try out a new offense against the lowly Detroit Lions for one week, while not worrying about de-railing their annual trip to the Super Bowl.

ATTEND SciFiDevCon 2020

Register for the virtual event here.

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Michelle has an eye for design and aesthetics and enjoys applying these principles to business. Merging her love of all things artisan with her business experience, Michelle joined BizStream in 2013 to take on our marketing efforts. Michelle is skilled in web admin, digital marketing, design, content creation, event planning, driving our unique BizStream culture and more. In her free time, you’ll find her gardening, making, fermenting, or exploring nature with her husband and two daughters.

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