Understand Centralized Feature Management on IBM Cloud with App Configuration

June 17, 2021 11:00 am CDT

In this lab, you will learn how to instrument your apps with App Configuration SDKs, and use the dashboard to define features flags that you can use to activate or deactivate features in your app.

IBM Cloud App Configuration is a centralized feature management and configuration service. In this lab, you will learn how to instrument your applications with App Configuration SDKs, and use the App Configuration dashboard or administrator API to define features flags that you can use to activate or deactivate features in your application or environment.

πŸŽ“ What you will learn:
A brief overview of the IBM Cloud App Configuration service.
How to set up the App Configuration service in IBM Cloud.
How to instrument your application to use the App Configuration service
Create feature flags to activate and deactivate features in your app.

πŸ‘©‍πŸ’» Meetup agenda:
Introductions
Overview of the IBM Cloud App Configuration Service
Guided Lab walk through

Prerequisites:
If you don’t already have one, sign up for IBM Cloud account: https://ibm.biz/BdfMqU
Install the App Configuration Service from the IBM Cloud Catalog: https://cloud.ibm.com/catalog/services/app-configuration
Access the Lab Guide: http://ibm.biz/AppConfigLab

πŸ‘‹πŸ» Who should attend?
Cloud native app developers who want to dark launch features into production for testing.
App ownerslooking to roll out releases independent from dev deployments and to customize app features by segment.
DevOps engineers who need to collect distributed configs for multiple environments into one place and manage them easily.

πŸŽ™ Speakers:
Steve Weaver,
Product Manager, IBM Cloud Developer Tools

Mike Darden
Product Manager, IBM Cloud Developer Tools

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