Announcements

New updates and improvements to Appcircle.

  1. Huawei AppGallery, New Components and Improved Triggers

    New Feature
    Improvement
    Fix
    Announcement
    Announcement - Huawei App Gallery

    🆕 New Feature

    💪 Improvement

    • Triggers updated. You can use a default config for new branches. You no longer need to configure every branch. 
    • New environment variables added for commit message, build number, PR number, time stamp. 
    • You can now download build logs directly from the menu.
    • Node Install step uses lts version as default. 
    • Error messages are clarified for build permissions. 

    🐞 Fixed

    • Gitlab Merge Request Webhook fixed
    • Browser UI issues fixed
    • Sometimes progress bar was showing on the wrong branch. Fixed.

    📑 Documentation

  2. Announcement - New Build Profile Detail UI

    🆕 New Feature

    - We have a brand new build profile detail UI! This new UI aims ease the access to workflows and triggers. It also has some improvements on onboarding.

    💪 Improvement

    - Improved typography throughout the app. Working on more improvements and UI changes.

    - We've improved artifact upload times drastically.

    🐞 Fixed

    - Fixed an issue where build logs were cut in half when multiple browser tabs were displaying the same build logs.

    Start building, testing and distributing your apps in Appcircle, now: https://appcircle.io/start

    Full changelog:

    https://docs.appcircle.io/updates/release-notes#2.9.0-2021-11-18-new-build-profile-detail-ui-better-artifact-upload-times

  3. Announcement - Refresh Repository Connection

    🆕 New Feature

    A branch or a commit is missing? You can refresh repository connections for GitLab, GitHub and Bitbucket repositories. Just look for the refresh icon on top of the branch list.

    💪 Improvement

    Build Notifications will sync between browsers and devices now.

    Removed unnecessary version texts from build steps on log panels.

    Build logging is improved for larger projects that have half a million lines of build logs.

    🐞 Fixed

    Sometimes recent build logs were not displaying properly. Fixed.

    Branch pinning was not syncing between browsers.

    Some users weren't able to display the build artifacts after a successful build. It happened on way old builds too. Now they are accessible.

    Slack Distribution notifications didn't include platform info. Now they do and they won't look like double notifications for builds that have multiple distribution configs.

    Some large builds were uploading their artifacts very slowly. Now they are much faster.

    Start building, testing and distributing your apps in Appcircle, now:

    https://appcircle.io/start

    Full changelog:

    https://docs.appcircle.io/updates/release-notes#2.8.0-2021-10-25-improved-build-logging-refresh-repository-connection-persistent-notifications

  4. Renaming Workflow Steps, Xcode 13.0, Carthage on iOS

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    New Feature
    Improvement
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    Announcement - Rename Workflow Steps

    🆕 New Feature

    • You can now rename workflow steps.
    • Carthage Dependency Manager for iOS is available as a workflow step
    • Xcode 13.0 Public release is available.

    💪 Improvement

    • We've added build number next to version number on artifacts distributed to testers.
    • Improved commit and build listing for very large projects.
    • Added iPhone 12 to emulator module.
    • Improved iOS certificate and provisioning profile matching algorithm.
    • Workflow name added as title of the build logs detail screen.
    • Small UI improvements

    🐞Fixed

    • Fixed a bug where pasting SSH private key would add newlines to the key.
    • Fetch details on branch config defaults to Xcode 12.5.x instead of 12.0.
    • Custom script workflow step didn't select any language initially. It selects bash now.
    • Fixed some merge commits not triggering auto-build issue.
    • Fixed an issue where workflow starting time was different from the user's local time.

    Release Notes: https://docs.appcircle.io/updates/release-notes

    Start using Appcircle: https://appcircle.io/start

  5. Announcement - Certificate Mgmt

    Appcircle version 2.6.0 is released! 🎉

    With this release, we're adding the ability to connect to Apple for easier iOS Certificate and Provisioning Profile management. You can now add an App Store Connect API Key to your account and with it, Appcircle will list all the certificates and provisioning profiles you have on your Apple Developer account.

    🆕 New Feature

    - Flutter version 2.5.0 is released in their stable channel. You can now use this latest stable version on Appcircle.

    Full changelog: https://docs.appcircle.io/updates/release-notes#2-6-0-2021-09-14-easier-ios-certificate-and-provisioning-profile-management-flutter-2-5-0-support

    Log in to your dashboard to try them all: https://my.appcircle.io

  6. Announcement - Repo UI

    Appcircle version 2.5.0 is released! 🎉

    🆕 New Feature

    • iOS builds will be using Xcode 13 Beta 5 if 13.0.x is selected as Xcode version.
    • Appcircle is now more secure with Two Factor Authentication 🔒 Refer to this documentation to secure your account 🔑
    • Appcircle now supports Android V2 Signature Scheme out of the box. 

    💪 Improvement

    • Repository Connection now has a new look and feel! Refer to this documentation to see the new connection screens or dive right into connection module to check our new simplified experience!

    📑 Documentation

    • If you use a single profile to produce multiple apps, we have written a new documentation about how to utilize your Product Variants(Android) or Multiple Targets(iOS) within Appcircle!

    Log in to your dashboard to try them all:

    https://my.appcircle.io