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Deploy Services

Currently supported deploy services

DeployGate

DeployGate makes it easy to share your in-development iOS and Android apps, allowing developers to seamlessly progress through the prototyping, development, testing, and marketing stages of app distribution.

How to get an API key

  1. 1.
    Register and log into DeployGate.
  2. 2.
    Go to Account Settings.
3. Then, the profile page will open. You can find the API key at the end of the page.

Parameters

You can use the following parameters in the JSON recipe script for Monaca CI. For more information, please refer to DeployGate API documentation.
Param
Description
Remark
token
Your API key. If you are going to use the API for automated build in your organization, you can use the API key of the organization that is shown on the organization page to upload the app independent from the member/role management.
Stored in deploy service settings. Automatically populated.
file
App file binary
Automatically populated
message
[Optional] Push message
distribution_key
[Optional] Target Distribution Key
release_note
[Optional] Distribution message
disable_notify
[Optional](iOS only) If you set yes as a value, disable notify via email.
visibility
[Optional] Set a new application’s privacy setting by specifying private (default) or public. If you are using a Personal Free account, you have to specify it to public to upload a new app since it doesn’t have a slot for private app. No effect when updating.

HockeyApp

HockeyApp will be retired from November 16, 2019 and existing apps will be migrated to Visual Studio App Center. See here for details.
You can upload only existing applications from Monaca Cloud IDE.
HockeyApp brings mobile DevOps to your apps with beta distribution, crash reporting, user metrics, feedback, and powerful workflow integrations.

How to get an API token

  1. 1.
    Register and log into HockeyApp.
  2. 2.
    Go to Account Settings.
3. In the Account Settings page, go to API Tokens tab. On this page, you can find all of your API tokens or create a new one. If you haven’t created an API token yet, you can do it as shown in the screenshot below:
4. Once the API token is successfully created, you will be able to see it at the bottom of the page.

Parameters

You can use the following parameters in the JSON recipe script for Monaca CI. For more information, please refer to HockeyApp API documentation.
Param
Description
Remark
ipa
The data of the .ipa file for iOS, .app.zip for OS X, or .apk for Android.
Automatically populated
dsym
[Optional] The data of the .dSYM.zip file (iOS and OS X) or mapping.txt (Android). The extension has to be named .dsym.zip (case-insensitive) for iOS and OS X and mapping.txt for Android.
notes
[Optional] The release notes as Textile or Markdown (after 5k characters note are truncated)
notes_type
[Optional] The type of release notes:
  • 0 for Textile
  • 1 for Markdown
notify
[Optional] Notify testers (can only be set with full-access tokens):
  • 0 to not notify testers
  • 1 to notify all testers that can install this app
  • 2 to notify all testers
status
[Optional] The download status (can only be set with full-access tokens):
  • 1 to not allow users to download the version
  • 2 to make the version available for download
tags
[Optional] Restrict download to comma-separated lists of tags
teams
[Optional] Restrict download to comma-separated lists of team IDs. For example:
  • teams=12,23,42with 12, 23 and 42 being the database IDs of your teams
users
[Optional] Restrict download to comma-separated lists of user IDs. For example:
  • users=1224,5678 with 1224 and 5678 being the database IDs of your users
mandatory
[Optional] Set version as mandatory:
  • 0 for not mandatory
  • 1 for mandatory
release_type
[Optional] Set the release type of the app:
  • 0 for beta [default]
  • 1 for store
  • 2 for alpha
  • 3 for enterprise

Appetize.io

Appetize.io allows you to run Android and iOS apps on your browser. By using this service, it is possible to check the operations of the application without iOS certificates or provisioning profiles.
You can try experiencing Appetize.io’s services with this demo.
How to get an API token
  1. 1.
    Register and log into Appetize.io.
  2. 2.
    Enter your email in the Request an API token form and click the Request button to acquire the API token.

Adding the service to Monaca

After getting the API Token, you are ready to add Appetize.io to Monaca. Please do as follows:
  1. 1.
    From Monaca Cloud IDE menu, go to Configure → Deploy Services .
  2. 2.
    Click Add Deploy Service.
  3. 3.
    Select AppetizeIo and fill in the required information:
    • Config Alias: a unique identifier for each service
    • API Token: the API Token provided by Appetize.io
4. Then, click Add. That’s it. Now you can use Appetize’s simulator to install your build apps.

Parameters

You can use the following parameters in the JSON recipe script for Monaca CI. For more information, please refer to Appetize.io documentation.
Parameter
Type
Description
platform
string
[Required] Must be ios or android.
timeout
number
The number of seconds to wait until automatically ending the session due to user inactivity. Must be 30, 60, 90, 120, 180, 300 or 600. (Default is 120)
disableHome
boolean
Disable the home button on the iOS simulator.
disabled
boolean
Disable the streaming of the app.
useLastFrame
boolean
Show the last image of the screen in the simulator after a session ends.
buttonText
string
Customize the message prompting the user to start the session. (Default is Tap to play)
postSessionButtonText
string
Customize the message prompting the user to restart the session. (Default is Tap to play)
launchUrl
string
Specify a deep link to bring your users to a specific location when your app is launched.
note
string
A note for your own purposes. It will appear on your management dashboard.
appPermissions
JSON object
Values can be authenticated, public, or null to reset to default. The keys can be:
  • run: run the app
  • networkProxy: specify a network proxy when running the app
  • networkIntercept: use Appetize.io’s intercepting proxy when running the app
  • debugLog: view your app’s NSLog or Logcat output
  • adbConnect: debug the app by connecting the ADB to the hosted emulator
  • androidPackageManager: allow the installation of an additional APK’s while the app is running
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