Distiller vs fastlane

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Distiller vs fastlane: What are the differences?

Developers describe Distiller as "Build and deploy iOS apps faster". Distiller's hosted continuous integration platform takes the pain out of mobile development through automated build, test, and deployment of your iOS apps. On the other hand, fastlane is detailed as "Connect all iOS deployment tools into one streamlined workflow". 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.

Distiller and fastlane can be categorized as "Mobile Continuous Integration" tools.

Some of the features offered by Distiller are:

  • Integrated with GitHub
  • Rebuild and test with every commit
  • Automated OTA deploy via Testflight & Hockey

On the other hand, fastlane provides the following key features:

  • Connect all build tools together
  • Define multiple lanes for different needs
  • Jenkins Integration

fastlane is an open source tool with 25.7K GitHub stars and 3.93K GitHub forks. Here's a link to fastlane's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Distiller?

    Distiller's hosted continuous integration platform takes the pain out of mobile development through automated build, test, and deployment of your iOS apps.

    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.

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