After an acquisition by Apple, yesterday buddybuild announced they will be discontinuing service for Android builds and free iOS plans. Congratulations are in order to the buddybuild team, though the news has left some teams looking for a replacement CI system for their mobile builds. We put together this comparison to help teams decide whether CircleCI is the right tool for them.
How do CircleCI and buddybuild compare?
|Mobile support (macOS, Android)||✅||✅|
|Non-mobile project support||✅||❌|
|Build isolation for macOS and Android||✅||✅|
|Support for open source projects||✅||✅|
|Automated uploads to iTunes Connect||✅||✅|
|Run macOS and Linux jobs in the same Workflow||✅||❌|
|Manual approval step with Workflows||✅||❌|
|Configuration in the UI||❌||✅|
|Collaborators without GitHub / Bitbucket access||❌||✅|