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Ship higher-quality apps faster and with more confidence

Automate the lifecycle of your iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS apps. Connect your repo and within minutes build in the cloud, test on thousands of real devices, distribute to beta testers and app stores, and monitor real-world usage with crash and analytics data. All in one place.

Continuous integration in minutes

Build apps more frequently, faster

Take the pain out of building your iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS apps locally. Connect to your GitHub, Bitbucket or VSTS repos and build your apps automatically with every pull request or on demand, without the headache of managing build agents.
Continuous Integration that’s easy
Continuous Quality that’s powerful

Continuous quality on real devices

Ship higher-quality apps with confidence

Automate UI tests on thousands of real-world devices and hundreds of configurations in the cloud, using popular frameworks such as Appium, Espresso, and XCUITest. Test every UI interaction your users can do, and diagnose bugs and performance problems every time you build, with detailed step-by-step tracking reports, screenshots, and logs.

Continuous delivery that works

Deploy everywhere with ease

Distribute your app to beta testers and users on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS with every commit or on demand. Send different builds to different groups of testers and notify them via in-app updates. When ready, release to Apple’s App Store, Google Play, and to Microsoft Intune.
Continuous Deployment that’s reliable

Continuous learning for growth

Insightful crash reports

Insightful crash reports

Monitor the health of your app with advanced capabilities such as intelligent crash grouping and management, faster debugging with symbolication, and detailed crash reports. Get notified and fix issues as they come up.
Real-time analytics

Real-time analytics

Grow your audience by focusing on what’s important with deep insights about user sessions, top devices, OS versions, behavioral analytics and event trackers for your iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS apps. Easily create custom events to track anything.

Flexibility & Choice

Choose only the App Center services you need

Have your own analytics solution? Using a different beta distribution platform? No problem. Our open-sourced SDKs and APIs let you integrate just the services of App Center you need.
Flexibility & Choice - Move faster and increase quality with the tools you already use

Automate the app development lifecycle for iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS

1. Integrate using CocoaPods

If you haven’t already, install CocoaPods by downloading the app or by running this command in a terminal:

$ sudo gem install cocoapods

Should you not already be using CocoaPods, create a Podfile by running pod init in your app’s root directory.

Add the following to your Podfile to include all App Center services in your app:

pod ‘AppCenter’

Save the file and run this command in the terminal:

$ pod install

Open the .xcworkspace file for your app.

2. Start the SDK

Open AppDelegate.swift file and add the following lines below your own import statements.

import AppCenter
import AppCenterAnalytics
import AppCenterCrashes

In the same file, add the following in your didFinishLaunchingWithOptions delegate method.

MSAppCenter.start(“2b17e7b3-f7d8-4f72-8245-48d873b9ed6e”, withServices:[
MSAnalytics.self,
MSCrashes.self
])

1. Integrate using CocoaPods

If you haven’t already, install CocoaPods by downloading the app or by running this command in a terminal:

$ sudo gem install cocoapods

Should you not already be using CocoaPods, create a Podfile by running pod init in your app’s root directory.

Add the following to your Podfile to include all App Center services in your app:

pod ‘AppCenter’

Save the file and run this command in the terminal:

$ pod install

Open the .xcworkspace file for your app.

2. Start the SDK

Open AppDelegate.m file and add the following lines below your own import statements.

@import AppCenter;
@import AppCenterAnalytics;
@import AppCenterCrashes;

In the same file, add the following in your didFinishLaunchingWithOptions delegate method.

[MSAppCenter start:@”2b17e7b3-f7d8-4f72-8245-48d873b9ed6e” withServices:@[
[MSAnalytics class],
[MSCrashes class]
];

1. Add the SDK to the project

In your app/build.gradle file add the following lines:

dependencies {
def AppCenterSdkVersion = ‘0.12.0’
compile “com.microsoft.azure.mobile:app-center-analytics:${AppCenterSdkVersion}”
compile “com.microsoft.azure.mobile:app-center-crashes:${AppCenterSdkVersion}”
}

2. Start the SDK

Open your app’s main activity class and add the following import statements.

import com.microsoft.azure.mobile.AppCenter;
import com.microsoft.azure.mobile.analytics.Analytics;
import com.microsoft.azure.mobile.crashes.Crashes;

Look for onCreate callback in the same file and add the following.

AppCenter.start(getApplication(), “0dbacd70-10a8-4ba3-b13b-44eb2125d559”,
Analytics.class, Crashes.class);

1. Add NuGet packages to your solution

Search for App Center, and look for the following packages in the results:
• If you are on Mac, select App Center Analytics, App Center Crashes and add both packages.
• If you are on Windows, install Microsoft.Azure.Mobile.Analytics and Microsoft.Azure.Mobile.Crashespackages.

If you use the App Center SDK in a portable project, you need to install the packages in both the portable and the iOS projects.

2. Start the SDK

Inside your app’s AppDelegate.cs, add the following using statements.

using Microsoft.Azure.Mobile;
using Microsoft.Azure.Mobile.Analytics;
using Microsoft.Azure.Mobile.Crashes;

In the same file, add the following in the FinishedLaunching() method.

AppCenter.Start(“8abff201-dc8e-4068-b0d0-15b80d46b181”,
typeof(Analytics), typeof(Crashes));

1. Add the SDK to the project

In a terminal window opened at the root of a React Native project, enter the following line to add Crash and Analytics services to your app:

$ npm install app-center app-center-analytics app-center-crashes –save

2. Link the SDK

Link the plugins to the React Native app using the react-native link command. This command links all React Native plugins that are installed.

$ react-native link

The SDK will ask for the app secret per platform, which is assigned in App Center. The secret may already be pre-populated, showing up beside the question. If the pre-filled secret is correct, press enter to continue.

What is the Android app secret? 49deeb18-5fcc-4bf9-b5b0-1cb3aa5bd5e3
What is the iOS app secret? (From corresponding iOS app in App Center)

The SDK will further ask whether or not to send crash reports and user events automatically, which we recommend you do for easy setup. Opt out for greater control over user privacy.

App Center helps you build, test, deploy and monitor your iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS apps – All in one place.

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