Product Roadmap

The list below presents the tentative roadmap for Mobile Center for the next 3-6 months.

New Mobile Center services

  • Push Notifications
  • CodePush
    • Fast track distribution for React Native apps
    • Users, Apps, Deployments and Releases from existing CodePush apps available in Mobile Center dashboard

General

  • Apps & data from HockeyApp visible in Mobile Center
  • Apps & data from Xamarin Test Cloud visible in Mobile Center
  • Organizations/Teams setup
    • Ability to create organizations
    • Ability to create teams with similar permissions

SDK & CLI

  • Universal Windows Platform (UWP) support
  • Full CLI support for Mobile Center operations to enable automation
  • In-app update feature for Distribution service

Build service

  • Support for Visual Studio Team Services & Bitbucket as source code repositories
  • Ability to distribute a single build to an existing distribution group
  • Ability to automate running UI tests in the Test service after each successful build
  • Support for customizing your build definitions: secret variables, auto-incrementing of version number and build scripts

Test service

  • Full feature parity with Xamarin Test Cloud
  • Support for Espresso & XCUITest

Distribution service

  • In-app updates. New releases to a distribution group will trigger an in-app update for all installed versions.
  • UDID (iOS device id) collection. Help with iOS app provisioning by automatically collecting UDID from all tester devices.
  • Allow login with a different email account from the email address the notification was originally sent to.
  • Re-release builds. You will be able to select a release, and re-release it to an additional distribution group, without needing to download or re-upload the binary package.

Analytics service

  • Ability to remove events (useful for removing events sent during test from Analytics visualization)

Crashes service

  • Display of attachments sent from the Crashes SDK, in the portal
  • Missing Symbols experience to know which symbols need to be uploaded