Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery play a large role in Pivotal’s agile engineering culture. Integration testing can be simulated in many different ways, but when it comes to Mobile Services, the only viable solution is to use real devices. We have implemented a method that offers an automated 360 view of our product quality throughout the development process, allowing us to test on the thousands of devices we have on-hand. Here’s an example of how we use Pivotal Cloud Foundry and iOS and Android bundles to test push notifications on a wide array of devices.
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