App Center Blog

The latest news, updates and information for mobile developers using Visual Studio App Center

PLCrashReporter Maintainership Moving to Microsoft

We’re happy to announce that Microsoft is moving PLCrashReporter to the Microsoft organization on GitHub to continue supporting this valuable project. Of course, the licensing of PLCrashReporter won’t change and we are looking forward to continuing to support the project.

Announcing GitLab Support for Visual Studio App Center

A first step to building your app is to select a source provider. As a crucial step in the build process, we are always hoping to make this as seamless as possible. To continue this mission, we are excited to announce the completion of our top feature request for the past few months - support for GitLab.com as a source provider!

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Exploring the Visual Studio App Center Data Roadmap

App Center Data combines the mobile focus and “magic” of App Center with the scalability and power of Microsoft’s NoSQL database service known as Cosmos DB. You can completely control your data with the confidence it will always be available.

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HockeyApp Transition to Visual Studio App Center – September Update

Visual Studio App Center is closing important feature gaps as HockeyApp is transitioning to App Center later this year. See what we’ve been working on in September and learn more about what we’ve committed to on our road map.

Using the Android App Bundle with Visual Studio App Center

We’ve heard you loud and clear that being able to build and distribute AABs to supporting stores is important to you, and so we’re happy to announce that Visual Studio App Center supports building AABs for all supported Android platforms.

New Dark Theme Available on Visual Studio App Center

Thanks to you taking the time to request features via our Github repo, we are excited to announce that dark theme is available in App Center.

PLCrashReporter Maintainership Moving to Microsoft

We’re happy to announce that Microsoft is moving PLCrashReporter to the Microsoft organization on GitHub to continue supporting this valuable project. Of course, the licensing of PLCrashReporter won’t change and we are looking forward to continuing to support the project.

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HockeyApp Transition to Visual Studio App Center – August Update

Visual Studio App Center is closing important feature gaps as HockeyApp is transitioning to App Center later this year. See what we’ve been working on in August and learn more about what we’ve committed to on our roadmap.

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HockeyApp Transition to Visual Studio App Center July Update

App Center is closing important feature gaps as HockeyApp is transitioning to App Center later this year. See what we’ve been working on in July.

Announcing WPF and WinForms Support in Visual Studio App Center

Today, we’re excited to announce the preview release of the App Center WPF and Windows Forms SDK, enabling support for diagnostics, analytics and distribution for apps targeting .NET Framework.

Visual Studio App Center, User Identity, & Shared Devices 

The user identity capabilities of App Center enhance how you interact with your app users and allow you to more easily troubleshoot issues when they arise We’ll continue to add capabilities to App Center to enhance what you can do for your app users,

Announcing GitLab Support for Visual Studio App Center

A first step to building your app is to select a source provider. As a crucial step in the build process, we are always hoping to make this as seamless as possible. To continue this mission, we are excited to announce the completion of our top feature request for the past few months - support for GitLab.com as a source provider!

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Exploring the Visual Studio App Center Data Roadmap

App Center Data combines the mobile focus and “magic” of App Center with the scalability and power of Microsoft’s NoSQL database service known as Cosmos DB. You can completely control your data with the confidence it will always be available.