Webhooks and Email Notifications in Visual Studio App Center Build

We’re excited to announce the launch of build status notifications for Visual Studio App Center! Based on your feedback, we know some of you are customizing your build definitions to notify your team about the build status. Now you can say goodbye to these custom steps and simply use the email and webhook notifications feature…


Microsoft and GitHub Present: A Solution for Mobile CI

Microsoft and GitHub are continuing to empower developers with great tools so they can ship high-quality apps faster and with greater confidence. The new Visual Studio App Center app in the GitHub Marketplace provides mobile developers with a powerful Continuous Integration (CI) experience tailored for GitHub users. With a CI solution at their fingertips, iOS,…


Customize Your Workflow Notifications with App Center and Azure Logic Apps

Our customers love App Center because it provides them with a feature-rich Continuous Integration (CI) service that works for the most common scenarios. In many cases, developers need to extend a specific service or feature to make it fit into their existing workflow. As an API-first product, we try to either build these features, or…


App Center: API-First CI/CD for iOS and Android App Development

It’s common for developers to use Visual Studio App Center alongside all the tools they love and rely on, and respecting those preferences and investments is central to the way we design and think about App Center. We hope to put the power to extend and flex your workflow back in your hands by exposing…


The Ship List: App Center March 2018 Update

  Spring has arrived in many places, and with it comes fresh new opportunities and ideas. As always, the Visual Studio App Center team is working on features and updates that will enable you to build better iOS and Android apps, as well as ship them faster and with greater confidence. This month, we have…


Fast Meets Faster: Speed Up Your CodePush Workflow with the React Native Tools Extension for Visual Studio Code

Recently, we released CodePush functionality in the React Native (RN) Tools extension for VS Code. CodePush is a feature in Visual Studio App Center that allows React Native and Cordova developers to push updates instantly over-the-air to end users. This is the ideal solution for hot-fixing your app when waiting isn’t an option, as well…


Open for Feedback: Contribute Directly to Visual Studio App Center Product Documentation

To ensure Visual Studio App Center is as easy as possible to use, we’ve created a more direct feedback channel for building and publishing product documentation based on the great feedback we receive from you, our users. Open sourcing our product documentation is a natural extension of our App Center philosophy, which is open API,…


App Center Errors: Monitoring and Keeping Your Xamarin Apps Healthy

Building and shipping a successful app is a challenge. Monitoring and keeping your app healthy is even more challenging and time-consuming. Once you ship your app into the wild, unexpected errors often occur as real users start engaging with it; staying on top of them is crucial to the success of your app and business….