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Discussion on: What makes Feature Flags a path to faster and safer development

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Anton Vasin Author

Thanks! Yes, cleaning old flags can be a pain. One have to be diligent and not let old code hang for too long. Having “Remove feature flag” as last todo in your task helps. How do you solve that?

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We create a tech debt list that we continuously work every sprint. In general, once we enable a feature flag we wait at least 1 week to start working on removing the previous version. Just in case a big problem arise with the new one.
We always have someone in the team doing support for a sprint and we rotate, so that person usually works on the removal of the flag and other non heavy tasks.