What is Greenhouse?
Greenhouse automatically builds your project for every commit you make and runs all your unit or UI tests on the emulator/simulator or on real hardware. Automatic build distribution is also supported so that your team and clients are always up to date with the latest state of your apps.
Greenhouse is a tool in the Mobile Continuous Integration category of a tech stack.
Who uses Greenhouse?
4 companies reportedly use Greenhouse in their tech stacks, including Zola, Jobs2Careers, and EDITED.
17 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Greenhouse.
GitHub, Bitbucket, TestFlight, HockeyApp, and HipChat are some of the popular tools that integrate with Greenhouse. Here's a list of all 15 tools that integrate with Greenhouse.
Why developers like Greenhouse?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Greenhouse
- Supports Android, iOS, Cordova & Ionic apps
- Free for up to 2 public or private repositories
- Android- Gradle projects, iOS- Xcode build system and Facebook xctool, with full CocoaPods & Carthage integration.
- Automated builds for every commit
- Automated unit and UI tests
- Version history & binary hosting
- TestFlight & HockeyApp (and others) integration for build distribution
- Support for feature branches and pull requests
Greenhouse Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Greenhouse?
fastlane lets you define and run your deployment pipelines for different environments. It helps you unify your app’s release process and automate the whole process. fastlane connects all fastlane tools and third party tools, like CocoaPods.
In short Bitrise is a Continous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) Platform as a Service (PaaS) with a main focus on mobile app development (iOS, Android). You can automate the testing and deployment of your apps with just a few clicks. When you trigger a build a Virtual Machine is assigned to host your build and your defined Workflow (series of Steps scripts) will be executed, step by step.
Buddybuild ties together continuous integration, continuous delivery and an iterative feedback solution into a single, seamless platform.
Distiller's hosted continuous integration platform takes the pain out of mobile development through automated build, test, and deployment of your iOS apps.