The What, Why, and How of Mobile DevOps with Visual Studio App Center
With constant operating system releases, ever-shifting user expectations, and new form factors launching every year, making sure your apps are high-quality, take advantage of the latest technology, and deliver features that win users’ loyalty can feel like multiple full-time jobs.
The solution: mobile DevOps and automation, so you’re freed to focus on building new features and improving your users’ experience, not manual processes. Enter Visual Studio App Center, which brings all the cloud-hosted services you need to simplify and automate your Android, iOS, UWP, and macOS development pipeline into one easy-to-use service.
To help you get started with Visual Studio App Center and apply mobile DevOps to your development pipeline, Greg Shackles, Principal Engineer at Olo, Xamarin MVP, and Microsoft MVP, shares his experiences and advice for developers, from beginner to advanced, based on his work on 150+ apps for major brands. His Visual Studio App Center blog series includes step-by-step guidance and best practices for setting up continuous builds and automated UI testing, deploying to testers and app stores, and capturing and analyzing real-time analytics.
Read Greg’s series to implement, or improve, end-to-end mobile DevOps:
- A Mobile DevOps Retrospective Part I: 150+ Apps Later: An overview of DevOps, shifting left, and the importance of Mobile DevOps.
- A Mobile DevOps Retrospective Part II: Automation: Learn how Olo uses the automates much of their development process, with deep dives into how they use Visual Studio App Center to Build, Test, and Deploy apps for 150+ brands.
- A Mobile DevOps Retrospective, Part III: Measurement, the Last Mile: Get started using Visual Studio App Center to improve your apps with analytics.
If you haven’t already, create your free Visual Studio App Center account here, connect your first app, and start shipping better apps now.