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One of the biggest challenges to efficiency for Android manufacturers is building, testing, and releasing machines for each version of Android OS, all while Android is constantly evolving under their feet. Electric Cloud is aiming to ease this challenge and speed up delivery cycles with their new Android Software Delivery Acceleration solution, announced this week:
The new Android workflow-based solution is integrated with Electric Cloud’s award-winning ElectricCommander and ElectricAccelerator platforms, providing end-to-end application delivery automation. Key components include:
• Build Acceleration – The fastest build acceleration solution for Android on the market, ElectricAccelerator’s patented dependency management technology provides up to 40 percent improvement for incremental developer builds.
• Android workflow solution and test acceleration – ElectricCommander provides an out-of-the-box workflow template for Android and test parallelization capabilities to accelerate testing cycles including Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) by up to 75 percent.
• Professional Services Package – Service offering to get customers up and running quickly on the new solution for Android.
The integrated solution for Android is available at the end of March.
Electric Cloud's survey of folks in the Android delivery trenches offers some interesting insight into the difficulties Android builders face:
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