This major release introduces the Appcircle CLI and a new customer portal for billing and plan management along with the Appcircle distribute API.
Appcircle CLI - You can now access the Appcircle platform from the command line for custom pipelines or advanced automation use cases. Appcircle CLI is available on npm.
Appcircle Distribute API - On top of the previously released build APIs, the distribute module APIs are now available for programmatic access.
New Customer Portal - Billing and plan management is now easier and more flexible with the new customer portal.
Account and organization deletion improvements
Plan upgrade and downgrade improvements
Webhook trigger fixes
Emulator/simulator issue reporting fixes
API and API portal fixes
This release introduces the Appcircle API with the build module and all around experience features in various areas.
Appcircle API - You can now utilize the Appcircle API for programmatic access to the platform features. This release includes the build module APIs.
Personal Access Token - You can generate a token to access the Appcircle API
Webhook support for AWS CodeCommit and Azure DevOps git repositories
In-browser emulator/simulator rotation and restart features
In-browser emulator/simulator issue reporting - You can now share screenshots and notes over email while running an app preview.
System message trace ID - You can now get the trace ID for each system message for easier troubleshooting.
Flutter 2.0 support
Organization ID management improvements
Webhook URL management improvements
Logging and reporting optimizations
Webhook support fixes
SSH connection fixes
Failed plan upgrade payment fix
This release introduces the two most requested features along with the enterprise-grade role management.
Copy/Set Branch Configuration - You can now copy the configuration from a branch to other branches in the same build profile for easy replication of the same configuration.
Webhooks for Git - With the webhook support for the compatible git providers, you can enable build triggers through SSH connections without the need for app authorization
Advanced Role Management - You can now set submodule based access
Branch list viewing improvements
SSH connection improvements
User interface optimizations
Slack notification fixes
Environment variable management fixes
User interface fixes
License limit and access fixes
This release includes support for Slack notifications for the major events in all modules along with minor features and fixes.
Slack Notifications for All Modules - You can now get notified for Signing Identity, Distribute and Store Submit module events through Slack (in addition to the Build module).
Storage Management - You can now delete build artifacts and app versions in select plans.
Branch Pinning in Build Profiles - You can pin the primarily used branches in build profiles for easy access.
Artifact and binary management improvements
Slack notification improvements
Third-party connections management improvements
Improved FAQ and troubleshooting
User interface improvements towards better guidance
User interface issues in Safari
Repository connection issues
App preview sharing fixes
This release includes the automatic public store deployment feature and the introduction of a new Starter-based upgrade plan for higher Emulator/Simulator minutes.
Auto deployment to the Store Submit Module - You can now deploy your builds automatically to the Store Submit Module by enabling the setting in the build configuration
Auto upload to Public Stores - You can now upload deployed apps automatically to Google Play Console and App Store Connect
New Emulator Plan - This plan provides additional emulator minutes over the Starter plan, mainly for the standalone emulator/simulator users.
Store Submit Module improvements
Configuration tab in Smartface projects
Under-the-hood Standalone Emulator/Simulator improvements
Billing and plan info view improvements
Public store credential management fixes
Various user interface fixes
Standalone Emulator/Simulator fixes
This release is a maintenance update with all around improvements.
Direct signing identity uploads in the build module - You can add signing identities directly from the build configuration if the signing identities module is empty.
Standalone Emulator interface improvements
App sharing interface improvements
File size display and upload dialog improvements
Various user interface improvements
Repository connection fixes
Preview on device report update period fix
Emulator share link error state fix
Emulator share expiry duration fix
Plan limit update fixes
Various user interface fixes
This release includes the new in-Browser Emulator/Simulator module and Amazon Device Farm Support.
Standalone Emulator for web sites and app uploads - You can now use the "Preview on Device" feature as a standalone module with support for direct uploads and web site previews.
Device preview share - Just like sending apps to the testers, you can now share in-browser app preview links with the testers.
AWS Device Farm Support - AWS Device Farm is now available as a workflow step. You can deploy apps to AWS Device Farm and run tests as a part of your pipeline.
Preview on device fixes in line with the Standalone Emulator
Android 11 and iOS 14 support in device previews
GitLab branch listing fix
Large file upload fix
Further environment variables module fixes
This release includes experience improvements along with support for Flutter Web builds.
Flutter Web Support - You can now build your Flutter Web apps along with Flutter iOS and Android apps.
Centralized Credentials for Store Uploads - for Google Play and App Store Connect uploads, the credentials can now be saved for reuse.
Apple ID with App-specific password support for App Store Connect uploads.
Improved multi-provisioning profile support (e.g. for Apple Watch builds) in iOS builds
User experience improvements in the Store Submit module
User experience improvements in the Environment Variables Module
Theme-related UI fixes
Store upload fixes
Environment variables module fixes
Further state preservation fixes
We are excited to announce that Appcircle beta is complete and it is fully released with version 1.0. You can now use Appcircle with full set of features.
This is of course just a start of a long journey. Follow us on Twitter @appcircleio for updates.
For any questions, feedback or feature requests, just drop us a message using the in-app messaging or raise an issue in Appcircle GitHub: https://github.com/appcircleio
Send apps to Public Stores - You can now send your apps to App Store Connect through the App Store Connect API.
Theme support with Dark Mode - There is an Appcircle for everyone. You can now select between Light, Dark and the Darker modes.
Upload to Amazon S3 step - You can now deploy any file or folder to an Amazon S3 bucket with the new workflow step.
Xcode 12 GM support
User experience improvements in line with the theme support
Multimodule support fix
Billing plan fixes
State preservation fixes