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fastlane

Connect all iOS deployment tools into one streamlined workflow

What is fastlane?

fastlane lets you define and run your deployment pipelines for different environments. It helps you unify your app’s release process and automate the whole process. fastlane connects all fastlane tools and third party tools, like CocoaPods.
fastlane is a tool in the Mobile Continuous Integration category of a tech stack.
fastlane is an open source tool with 33K GitHub stars and 5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to fastlane's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses fastlane?

Companies
199 companies reportedly use fastlane in their tech stacks, including Bitpanda, Stack, and KAVAK.

Developers
221 developers on StackShare have stated that they use fastlane.

fastlane Integrations

GitHub, Slack, Jenkins, Bitbucket, and Travis CI are some of the popular tools that integrate with fastlane. Here's a list of all 16 tools that integrate with fastlane.
Pros of fastlane
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Easy to use
13
Open Source
13
Itunes connect deployment
11
Incredible flexability
8
Third party integrations
3
Certificate management
3
Provisioning profile management
1
All in one iOS DevOps
0
Integrate anything with fastlane
0
Can be used for Android as well
Decisions about fastlane

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose fastlane in their tech stack.

Hi, I am doing automation for mobile app (iOS & Android). Currently, I am using Apache Maven build tool. Can someone tell me which out of these 3 tools is the best? (fastlane, Gradle, Maven). Apart from that, we are using CircleCI.

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fastlane's Features

  • Connect all build tools together
  • Define multiple lanes for different needs
  • Jenkins Integration
  • Extend by adding your own build steps
  • Deploy from any computer
  • Release new app updates with the push of a button

fastlane Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to fastlane?
HockeyApp
HockeyApp is the best way to collect live crash reports, get feedback from your users, distribute your betas, and analyze your test coverage.
Bitrise
It is a Continous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) Platform as a Service (PaaS) with a main focus on mobile app development (iOS, Android). You can automate the testing and deployment of your apps with just a few clicks. When you trigger a build a Virtual Machine is assigned to host your build and your defined Workflow (series of Steps scripts) will be executed, step by step.
Jenkins
In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
CircleCI
Continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deploy process. Offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp.
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fastlane's Followers
339 developers follow fastlane to keep up with related blogs and decisions.