Microsoft acquires HockeyApp development tool, incorporates new iOS and Android SDKs into Visual Studio Online services

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Date: Friday, December 12th, 2014, 11:22
Category: Android, iOS, News, Software

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It’s hard to say what Microsoft will do with it, but it could be interesting.

According to a blog post over on the Microsoft Developer Network, Microsoft has acquired HockeyApp, a class leading service for mobile crash analytics and app distribution for developers building apps on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The company stated that it 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.


HockeyApp’s service include the following:
– 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.

Microsoft developers can begin using HockeyApp integration immediately and the service will remain available to new and existing customers so they can continue to study their crash analytics and beta distribution services.

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.

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