Chapter 16. Deploying apps to beta testers and the stores

This chapter covers

  • Using App Center to distribute apps to beta testers
  • Publishing Android apps to the Google Play Store
  • Publishing iOS apps to the iOS App Store

In the previous chapter you added some final release prep to your app—you turned on analytics and crash reporting, set up builds in App Center, and ran some UI tests on a range of devices in the cloud. You’re finally ready to put your app into the hands of your users, starting with beta test users and then finally releasing to the stores.

In this chapter you’ll see how to use App Center to distribute your apps to beta testers, including automatically updating these installs whenever you push out a new release. We’ll then ...

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