Visual Studio / .NET Framework

T07 Using Visual Studio Mobile Center to Accelerate Mobile Development


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Introductory

Kevin Ford

Mobile Practice Lead


It can be hard to put together all the pieces you need to backend your mobile applications. Microsoft attempts to simplify this by creating a cohesive product with Visual Studio Mobile Center. Mobile builds, cloud testing, analytics, test deployments and event push notifications can be found here. It's not just Microsoft development technologies either. Swift app? No problem. React Native app? No problem. Android app with Java? No problem. Many existing mobile development technologies can all tie into VSMC. This session will look at what VSMC is and how you can use it to simplify building mobile applications.

You will learn:

  • How to create automated build processes for iOS, Android and UWP apps using a variety of development technologies and distribute the builds to your testing teams
  • Demonstrate creating automated test scripts and running them on devices in the cloud
  • How to Collect analytics and crash information for your applications