What is HockeyApp?
HockeyApp is the best way to collect live crash reports, get feedback from your users, distribute your betas, and analyze your test coverage.
HockeyApp is a tool in the Beta Testing / Mobile App Distribution category of a tech stack.
Who uses HockeyApp?
60 companies reportedly use HockeyApp in their tech stacks, including Glovo, Appian, and Peek Stack.
103 developers on StackShare have stated that they use HockeyApp.
Azure DevOps, fastlane, Bitrise, Buildkite, and Greenhouse are some of the popular tools that integrate with HockeyApp. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with HockeyApp.
Pros of HockeyApp
Mobile application distribution
- Crash Reports- HockeyApp offers the most reliable and complete crash reporting for beta and App Store versions using open source frameworks. Providing full server-side symbolication with class names, methods, line numbers, and automatic grouping of similar crash reports.
- Feedback- HockeyApp allows you to communicate with your customers. Users can create a support request, post an idea, or discuss a problem right from within the app.
- Distribution- Upload your beta versions to HockeyApp and distribute them to your beta testers. Integrate our open-source SDK and your app will automatically be able to detect updates and offer the updates right within the app.Analytics- By integrating our SDK into your app, you'll get advanced metrics to get a better overview of the testing for your app. See which devices were tested, which testers used the app for how long, and which language was tested.
HockeyApp Alternatives & Comparisons
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