HockeyApp Transition to Visual Studio App Center – August Update

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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.

The updates we’ve made in the last month:

  • Add Collaborators to your organization
  • First-class WinForms and WPF support
  • Upload .dmg and .pkg for macOS apps
  • App Center SDK detects low memory signal

Add Collaborators to your Organization

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HockeyApp organizations can now use the “Collaborators” functionality in App Center and leverage a more granular control over the user level management of your organization.

First-class WinForms and WPF support

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We’re very happy to finally add distribute, analytics and diagnostics support for your WPF and WinForms apps targeting either .NET Framework or .NET Core.

Upload .dmg and .pkg for macOS Apps

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Upload .dmg and .pkg files for your macOS apps via the UI, API or fastlane plugin and distribute them to your testers.

App Center SDK Detects Low Memory Signal

A screenshot of a computer screen Description automatically generated It’s now possible to detect low memory signals in your app via the App Center SDK for Android, iOS, React Native, Unity, UWP and Xamarin.

Please note that we won’t transition HockeyApp into App Center until the features tracked on our roadmap are completed. More information on what’s coming next is listed on our iteration plan for September.

Leverage the full App Center potential, start moving your apps!

 

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