In a post by Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of the Designer Department S. Somasegar, the firm today announced the purchase of HockeyApp, a solution for application developers that provides crash reports, circulation help, and also numerous testing features.
Initially developed for internal use just by the Germany-based HockeyApp team, the solution rapidly branched out into a widely-used platform by application designers across iOS, Windows Phone, as well as Android systems, including Microsoft itself.
Microsoft has actually been a HockeyApp client with lots of apps since the early days back in 2011, so they were currently knowledgeable about the security as well as high quality of our service. Producing the ideal developer encounter is crucial to both Microsoft as well as HockeyApp, this consists of sector delivering leading devices for the major mobile systems: iOS, Android and Windows. We saw the possibility of the included capabilities and resources of Microsoft to make our platform also much better. It may seem adage, but it really does seem like a match made in heaven.
Microsoft’s announcement states that the firm plans to ‘incorporate HockeyApp right into the Application Insights solution in Visual Studio Online to expand Application Insights assist for iOS and also Android,’ increasing the Application Insights service beyond server platforms.
Microsoft additionally vowed that the future months will see additional collaboration in between the two companies, with brand-new iOS as well as Android SDKs for Application Insights that will use the special functions of HockeyApp. The customer and server/cloud-based solution provides a 360-degree record on application use, accessibility, as well as efficiency that both companies really hope the HockeyApp assimilation might offer all mobile platforms.
Desktop and also mobile apps for HockeyApp are readily available for designers right now, with prices options ranging from regular monthly to annual memberships. The business guarantees that alreadying existing customer accounts will certainly not be adversely influenced by the acquisition.