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Nov 22 2016   5:30AM GMT

canary (canary testing)

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In software testing, a canary (also called a canary test) is a push of programming code changes to a small number of end users who have not volunteered to test anything. The goal of a canary test is to make sure code changes are transparent and work in a real world environment. Continued…

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“Plan a canary app rollout for relatively small changes where confidence in the release is high, such as testing problem fixes or regressions.” – Stephen J. Bigelow

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