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Work in progress

This page is a draft, and doesn't contain all the necessary info to get up and running. Until this page is complete, please see Automatic NativeScript App Deployments with fastlane.

Automating uploads to Apple AppStore and Android Play Store is a great way to save time on this otherwise manual, lengthy and error-prone process.

NativeScript apps are built like any other native app, so publishing with Fastlane is generally a straight-forward process, allowing for customizations along the way to suit the project needs.

What we're setting up

In this guide we'll set up the following:

  • automatic certificate handling via Fastlane-match
  • automatic ios builds that bump the build number, and upload to TestFlight
  • automatic android builds that bump the buiod number, and upload to a Play Store Internal Test Track
  • ...

General Fastlane setup

Add a Gemfile to the root of the project:

ruby
source "https://rubygems.org"

gem "cocoapods"
gem "dotenv"
gem "fastlane"

# Optional: if using Fastlane plugins in a Pluginfile
# plugins_path = File.join(File.dirname(__FILE__), 'fastlane', 'Pluginfile')
# eval_gemfile(plugins_path) if File.exist?(plugins_path)

iOS specific Fastlane setup

Android specific Fastlane setup