Posted by: kurtsh | December 12, 2014

NEWS: Microsoft acquires HockeyApp, leading mobile crash analytics and beta distribution service for iOS, Android, & Windows Phone

WOW. In case there was any doubt about Microsoft’s commitment to:

  • Being the market leader in delivering cloud services
  • Supporting cross-platform clients

imageToday I’m pleased to announce that we have acquired HockeyApp, a class leading service for mobile crash analytics and app distribution for developers building apps on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.  We will integrate HockeyApp into the Application Insights service in Visual Studio Online to expand Application Insights support for iOS and Android.

Based in Stuttgart, Germany, HockeyApp offers a range of mobile development services enabling developers to develop, distribute, and beta test great mobile applications.  This includes:

  • Crash reporting.  Fast and precise crash reporting with easy app integration, rich crash analysis and support for connecting directly to existing workflows and bug tracking systems. 
  • Distribution and feedback.  Beta distribution and built-in user feedback system.
  • Cross-platform.  Support for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone provides a consistent developer experience across mobile devices.

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