February 3, 2016

Clever New GitHub Tool Lets Coders Build Software Like Bridges

Jesse Toth says that upgrading an Internet service is like building a new bridge across San Francisco Bay. In building the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, engineers didn’t tear down the old one and erect the new one in its place. They built the new span alongside the old one, before making sure the new bridge could handle the same traffic. ...

Toth is an engineer at GitHub—the company at the heart of the modern software world—and today, she and her fellow GitHub engineers officially released a tool designed to ensure that your new code is ready before you disconnect your old code...

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