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.

Expanding the Visual Studio App Center Network with OneSignal

Developers can now look to OneSignal for configuring an integration with App Center Analytics. OneSignal users can choose to send their analytics events to App Center, which delivers powerful querying tools to integrate events across your app and your infrastructure, with SQL-like querying.

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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.

Expanding the Visual Studio App Center Network with OneSignal

Developers can now look to OneSignal for configuring an integration with App Center Analytics. OneSignal users can choose to send their analytics events to App Center, which delivers powerful querying tools to integrate events across your app and your infrastructure, with SQL-like querying.

JSON Web Token and React Native Support Arrives to Visual Studio App Center Auth

We shipped App Center Auth in early preview on May 7, and it’s been an exciting month and a half since our launch! During this time we’ve actively engaged with our developers and rolled out a couple of product improvements based on your feedback.

Three SDK Tips To Get More From Visual Studio App Center Analytics

In this post, I’m going to share how you can best leverage and utilize client-side APIs supported in the App Center SDK to have control and flexibility on storing, prioritizing, and sending the Analytics data to App Center backend.