A hotfix is a term coined for a critical fix that must be deployed on production to patch the issue impacting the client business. Typically, this is a single error fix that is deployed to fix an important business scenario.
In a practical case scenario, we know that a 100% bug-free system is a myth and there is some or the other edge case or condition which gets missed due to tight deadlines or unclear requirements. In such cases when a major issue occurs at the production level, a hotfix must be deployed to solve that specific issue.[Read more…]