Four teams of skilled competitors join forces on on extraordinary renovation. They'll demo, reno and transform four run-down condos into move-in ready show pieces...all while living amidst the construction dust! In the end, the team that gets the highest bid for their condo unit at auction, minus what they spent from their design budget, will win the \$50,000 prize. Host Josh Temple and behind-the-scenes reporter David Bromstad will talk you through all the action, and reno experts Scott McGillvray and Nicole Curtis will help and critique the contestants along the way.

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-20

Flipping the Block - Feature toggle - Netflix

A feature toggle (also feature switch, feature flag, feature flipper, conditional feature, etc.) is a technique in software development that attempts to provide an alternative to maintaining multiple source-code branches (known as feature branches), such that a feature can be tested even before it is completed and ready for release. Feature toggle is used to hide, enable or disable the feature during run time. For example, during the development process, a developer can enable the feature for testing and disable it for other users. Continuous release and continuous deployment provide developers with rapid feedback about their coding. This requires the integration of their code changes as early as possible. Feature branches introduce a bypass to this process. Feature toggles are an important technique used for the implementation of continuous delivery. The technique allows developers to release a version of a product that has unfinished features. These unfinished features are hidden (toggled) so they do not appear in the user interface. This allows many small incremental versions of software to be delivered without the cost of constant branching and merging. Feature toggles may allow shorter software integration cycles. A team working on a project can use feature toggle to speed up the process of development, that can include the incomplete code as well.

Flipping the Block - See also - Netflix

Software configuration management Software product line Comparison of open-source configuration management software

Flipping the Block - References - Netflix