Product Roadmap

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

New Mobile Center services

  • 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
  • Email, Webhooks & Slack notifications
  • Issue tracker integration

SDK & CLI

  • Universal Windows Platform (UWP) SDK support for Crashes service
  • macOS and tvOS SDK support for Analytics and Crashes services
  • Full CLI support for all Mobile Center services to enable automation

Build service

  • Support for customizing your build definitions: secret variables and build scripts
  • Improved code signing options for iOS apps, including automatic signing
  • Ability to automate running UI tests in the Test service after each successful build

Test service

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

Distribution service

  • 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.
  • Public distribution groups. Public distribution groups all release via a URL with no user login / account creation needed.
  • Installation of previous version. You will be able to install not just the latest version, but any previous version you have had access to.
  • Support for release to InTune cloud. You can create new stores that target release to InTune cloud.
  • Support for release to Apple Store. You can create new stores that target release to the production Apple Store.
  • Support for release to Windows Store. You can create new stores that target release to the production Windows Store.
  • Native Apps. You will be able to view and install apps via a dedicated native app experience.
  • Markdown release notes. You will be able to write release notes that include markdown styling.

CodePush service

  • Dashboard support for Apache Cordova
  • Bundle signing

Crashes service

  • Display of attachments sent from the Crashes SDK, in the portal
  • Show the events that happened before a crash
  • Missing Symbols experience to know which symbols need to be uploaded

Analytics service

  • Continuous Export to Blob Storage
  • Export to Applications Insights

Push Notifications

  • React Native:
    • Custom Properties
    • Push Callbacks