In the past, beta testing apps on iOS has always been an involved process. The closed nature of the mobile operating system required developers and users to jump through several hoops in order to run and test apps before they were released on the App Store. Now with online services like TestFlight and Crashlytics developers have options. So which is better?
One of the most monumental announcements from this year’s Apple World Wide Developer’s Conference came not in the form of functional capability but rather, a frequency of use update. According to Tim Cook, the App Store as surpassed 100 billion downloads. Beyond numbers, the Apple CEO explored how the App Store fundamentally transformed collective access to consumer goods and services.