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[Status] Investigating: App Center is currently experiencing issues with distributing applications. We are investigating the problem and will provide an update when we have more information.

HockeyApp is currently unavailable, we’re investigating.

Do both types of testing with your CI/CD pipeline - cover the Data Access Layer with unit tests and cover the Business Logic, UI, & platform features w/ UI tests. This article will help you learn how: 

Microsoft named a leader in 2018 analyst reports on mobile app development. Get complimentary access to reports from Forrester and Gartner.

We've continued to ship even more improvements to the app distribution experience so let's dive in to the latest release... The September Edition of the Ship List is out, 

Automatically Protect Your App with & Intune - Enterprises can publish to a safe, company-authorized store so employees can download LOB apps. Check it out, we'd <3 your feedback: 

Scale your distribution workflow... We’re happy to announce two brand new features that will change the way you distribute your apps and manage your testers: Shared Groups and AAD Support. Learn more: 

Ready to get your iOS 12 apps out? Start building your apps with Xcode 10 on App Center now!

The team resolved the issue impacting App Center test creation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

App Center Test is experiencing an issue in our "New Test Run" wizard. As a result users might experience a blank screen when creating a new test run. Our team is actively working to resolve this, we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

You can now test your iOS apps with XCUITest, Xamarin.UITest and Appium test scripts in our lab... Announcing Extension-less XCUITest Support in Visual Studio App Center Test for iOS 12. Check it out: 

Are you a mobile developer? Microsoft wants to understand your experience in maintaining high quality apps. Your responses will greatly help to shape the future of and you will get a big from our team: 

RT @AzureDevOps
See what's new with Azure DevOps & Azure Pipelines CI/CD service. Join us for tomorrow’s keynote live stream @ 8AM Pacific. Then tune in Sept 17th @ 8:30AM Pacific for an Interactive Mixer workshop to dive deeper:

RT @AzureDevOps
Announcing a new extension in Visual Studio Code for GitHub Pull Requests, built in partnership with @github -- now available for you to preview from our marketplace. Learn all the details: 

RT @AzureDevOps
Continuously build, test & deploy to any platform or cloud using Azure Pipelines, a new CI/CD service for Linux, macOS, & Windows. Free for open source projects w/ 10 concurrent pipelines & unlimited minutes. 

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is now @AzureDevOps: 5 services you can use together or independently, including Azure Pipelines for CI/CD - free for open source and available in the GitHub CI marketplace. Learn more: 

can automatically publish builds to a Store connection like TestFlight or Google Play Store. In this interesting demo, see how to set up your feature branch in App Center Build to publish successful builds. 

See how to register devices, and re-sign apps for deployment to a distribution group in this demo-filled video. Through , provisioning tester devices enables a seamless release all testers can install when updates are available. 

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Mirrored.Social [BETA]

This Mastodon instance is dedicated to mirroring the social media accounts of interesting/useful people and organizations from elsewhere on the Internet. At least until such time as they create their own accounts on the Mastodon network.

If you control an account that is being mirrored here and would like to make changes to how that's done (or not done), please contact Dave Wood via

Like this idea? Help support the costs and development at Patreon.

Currently in Beta status. Please let me know if you see bugs or issues.

Mirrors to Follow:

1Password [NEW]

1Password Status [NEW]

Android [NEW]

AppStore [NEW]

App Store Games [NEW]

Barack Obama

Canada [NEW]

CGP Grey [NEW]

Chris Hadfield [NEW]

CommitStrip [NEW]

Daring Fireball

#dearMoon [NEW]

Dianna Cowern

DuckDuckGo [NEW]

Elon Musk*

GitHub [NEW]

GitHub API [NEW]

GitHub Status [NEW]

Have I Been Pwned [NEW]

Internet of Shit*

iTC Status

Jony Ive Parody*

Keybase [NEW]

Let's Encrypt [NEW]

Linode [NEW]

Merge Conflict [NEW]

Marques Brownlee



nginx web server [NEW] [NEW]

Orbital ATK [NEW]

Overcast [NEW]

Realm [NEW]

Relay FM [NEW]

Ryan Reynolds* [NEW]

Edward Snowden* [NEW]


Tesla [NEW]

Tim Cook [NEW]

Visual Studio [NEW]

Visual Studio App Center [NEW]

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