When working in a team, as most engineers do, there are different roles for each team member – for example, one builds the app, the other signs it, and another one reviews it. Appdome provides the ability to work in that manner using Appdome for Teams.
This Knowledge Base article provides an overview of Appdome for Teams, explaining how to leverage Appdome’s built-in templates, workflows, approval chains, and entitlement controls to achieve better mobile outcomes through cross-functional and cross-organizational collaboration.
We hope you find this knowledge base useful and enjoy using Appdome!
About Appdome for Teams
Appdome for Teams provides the ability to collaborate with your teammates in order to integrate with Appdome. You can use all of Appdome’s features in a team, so each team member can do his role in building the app while viewing all the other team members’ progress.
Using Appdome, there are no development or coding prerequisites. For example, there is no Appdome SDK, libraries, or plug-ins to implement. The Appdome technology adds features and relevant standards, frameworks and more to the app automatically, with no manual development work at all.
Prerequisites for using Appdome for Teams
In order to use Appdome for Teams features, you’ll need:
Appdome for Teams is Ideal for CI/CD Development Environments
Development organizations invest heavily in creating unique CI/CD development cycles that meet their organizational needs. Project managers and DevOps team leads, assign specific responsibilities during the development cycle to specific experts. This ensures that the right people are doing the right job and accelerates the development cycle and is a fundamental part of any CI/CD process. Adding a dependency on external integration processes will have a significant impact on well-oiled CI/CD processes.
Appdome for Teams is ideal for getting the right experts doing what they need to focus on in a collaborative mobile integration project.
How to Use Appdome for Teams
Follow these step-by-step instructions to collaborate using Appdome for Teams:
Create a Team
You can create a team at any time, using these instructions:
- Press the Teams tab at the top left of your screen
- Enter the name of your team
- Write a small description of the team
- Invite team members to collaborate on your team
- Enforce your organization domain verification on the team (optional)
- Press the “Create New Team” button.
Edit and Manage Teams
After creating a team, you can alter, edit and manage it on Appdome. Here is a walkthrough and the actions you can perform:
- Press the Teams drop-down on the top left of your screen
- Choose “Manage Teams”
- Under “Manage Teams”, you can see all of your teams. Open one to see more details.
- You can add more members to the team by pressing the “+” button.
- You can edit team name and description
- You can request to delete the team
- You can remove a specific team member
- You can edit and add entitlements. For more information regarding entitlements, please read this knowledge base.
Congratulations! You’ve now created a team and are ready for collaboration.
After you have created your team, there are a few additional steps needed to complete your mobile integration project.
Upload a Mobile App to Your Team
Once the team is created, you can add apps to it. To do this, press the “Add App” button at the top left of the screen.
Fuse the App
After you have an app on your team account, you can Fuse it with the features, SDKs, and APIs you want to add to your app.
For more information on how to Fuse an app, and the wide range of options you have, please read this knowledge base.
Add Context™ to the Appdome-Fused App
Appdome is a full-featured mobile integration platform. Within Context™, Appdome users can brand the app, including adding a favicon to denote the new service added to the app.
For more information on the range of options available in Context™, please read this knowledge base article.
Sign the Appdome Fused App (Required)
In order to deploy an Appdome Fused app, it must be signed. Signing an iOS app and Signing an Android app is easy using Appdome. Alternatively, you can use Private Signing, download your unsigned app and sign locally using your own signing methods.
Approve the Appdome-Fused App
You might want one team member to approve an app before deploying it, to make sure the workflow was done correctly. In order to do that, in the Deploy tab, press “Workflow Summary”.
Then, click on “Approve Workflow”.
Deploy the Appdome-Fused App to a Mobile Device
Once you have signed your Appdome-Fused app, you can download to deploy it using your distribution method of choice. For more information on deploying your Appdome-Fused apps, please read this knowledge base.
That is it – Enjoy collaborating with Appdome for Teams!
How Do I Learn More?
If you have any questions, please send them our way at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the chat window on the Appdome platform.
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