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Continuous Integration Services for iPhone Apps in 2018

The open source UI framework I've been working on in Swift (Theodolite) had used the BuddyBuild CI system. I loved how simple and easy to configure BuddyBuild was, and how fully-featured the integration was with Xcode.

So when BuddyBuild was acquired by Apple, and subsequently disabled all access to the platform for free and open source users, I was deeply disappointed, as I imagine others were as well. This thread popped up in one of the projects I contribute to, and it turned out there was quite a lot of interest in the topic.

As I search for another CI provider for Theodolite, I thought I'd write an up-to-date comparison of the current CI offerings for iOS applications.

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