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mobileClematis
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10/29/14 06:39 AM (5 years ago)

Beta testing for iOS

Since Apple has acquired Testflight so currently I didn't find any solution how to send distribution build to beta testers. Apple Testflight only supports beta testing from iOS 8 onwards. So what happen if I want to send the app for beta testing to my clients before iOS 8? There are various platforms available on this in the market which helps us to send beta builds like HockeyApp etc. But I want a free beta testing tool where I can send builds as well as capture crash reports similar like the one testflight did before acquired by Apple.

Can anybody give any idea on this?
 
Ed Goodall
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10/29/14 09:27 AM (5 years ago)
Testflight is really the only way you *should* go. Anyone testing a modern app now anyway should be on iOS 8. You can upload a distro build and release it as a beta, but if it's live just download it and enable crash reports... I can't remember how but I'll try to find out... or give Mark (@GoNorthWest) a shout.
 
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10/29/14 05:42 PM (5 years ago)
Testflight is still usable in its old/current format. I still use it and sent a beta build to a customer this morning.
 
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10/30/14 12:08 AM (5 years ago)
App.io was my go-to-method, so much easier then test-flight :/

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mobileClematis
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10/30/14 12:11 AM (5 years ago)
I can send beta builds via Testflight till now but the problem is I can't embed Testflight SDK to track crash reports. For crash reporting I am using HockeyApp. Its a good platform to see crash reports as well as sending beta builds to the tester. But the main thing here is that it is paid version. Is there any free platform available to get crash report as well as sending beta builds?
 
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10/30/14 12:24 AM (5 years ago)
@David:Is it for distributing beta builds? What I understand is that it is for mobile app advertisements.
 
Niraj Shah
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10/30/14 11:33 PM (5 years ago)
App.io changed, that is why he is crying his sorrow in public display.
 
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10/31/14 05:50 AM (5 years ago)
I apologize for my public outburst :-p

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mobileClematis
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10/31/14 06:16 AM (5 years ago)
So can anybody help me out how to distribute beta builds?
 

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