semi-OT: TestFlight.com beta testing closing

Chris Sheffield cs_livecode at icloud.com
Fri Feb 27 19:06:29 CET 2015


Ralph,

Yes, it worked for me as well.

I haven’t filed a request yet. I thought I had. I’ll go ahead and do that today.


> On Feb 27, 2015, at 10:05 AM, Ralph DiMola <rdimola at evergreeninfo.net> wrote:
> 
> Chris,
> 
> I just got back to this and it work like a charm. Nice not to do the whole ad-hoc thing. Just wanted to thank you for this!!! Did you put in a QCC request to have RR put the key into the StoreEntitlements.xcent file? It is not in 6.7.3.
> 
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Chris Sheffield
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:53 PM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Subject: Re: semi-OT: TestFlight.com beta testing closing
> 
> Ralph,
> 
> I think I got it to work. I created an app build using an App Store distribution profile, not Ad Hoc, as Colin suggested. I also added the following to my StoreEntitlements file:
> 
> <key>beta-reports-active</key>
> <true/>
> 
> This should go right before the closing </dict> tag, if you’re just using a text editor. I would recommend creating a copy of that file before modifying it, just in case. After creating a build and uploading it, I no longer see the beta entitlement warning, and I can turn on beta testing for that build. Pretty cool. :)
> 
> So it seems as though RunRev simply need to add this to the entitlements file in a future release of LiveCode. That should fix the issue for everyone going forward.
> 
> 
>> On Jan 27, 2015, at 9:51 AM, Ralph DiMola <rdimola at evergreeninfo.net> wrote:
>> 
>> I'm trying to use the new TestFlight. I created a new distribution profile. This is supposed to include the Beta entitlement. I refreshed Xcode and the new profile appeared and was on the LC provisioning profile list. I selected it and created a standalone. Uploaded via the application loader.
>> On iTunes connect I see the dreaded "To use TestFlight Beta Testing, build 1.326.1 must contain the correct beta entitlement. For more information, see the FAQ". 
>> 
>> The FAQ states "To use the TestFlight app to test your prerelease build, it must be signed with an App Store Distribution Provisioning profile that includes the beta entitlement. New Distribution Provisioning profiles generated in the iOS Developer Center will automatically contain the beta entitlement.
>> If you have an existing Distribution Provisioning Profile that was generated before the launch of TestFlight Beta Testing, you must regenerate the profile."
>> 
>> Do I also have to add the <Entitlements><![CDATA[<key>get-task-allow</key><false/><key>beta-reports-active</key><true/>]]></Entitlements> key to StoreEntitlements.xcent or Entitlements.xcent or both? Is there a cookbook for this?
>> 
>> MacBook Pro
>> OSX 10.9.5
>> Xcode 6.1.1
>> LC 6.7.1
>> 
>> Ralph DiMola
>> IT Director
>> Evergreen Information Services
>> rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On 
>> Behalf Of Chris Sheffield
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 11:08 AM
>> To: How to use LiveCode
>> Subject: Re: semi-OT: TestFlight.com beta testing closing
>> 
>> Mike,
>> 
>> Yes, I found HockeyApp yesterday as well. Looks very similar to TestFlight. We’ll probably end up giving that a go for now.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Chris
>> 
>>> On Jan 26, 2015, at 3:09 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> There is also hockeyApp, but I'm not aware of anyone trying to make 
>>> it work with LC
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 3:38 PM, Chris Sheffield 
>>> <cs_livecode at icloud.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Thanks, Colin. This may help.
>>>> 
>>>> In the Runtime folder of the LiveCode application bundle, if you 
>>>> drill down into iOS -> Device-[whatever], there is an Entitlements.xcent file.
>>>> I’m assuming this is where that same key could be added. However, 
>>>> there’s also a StoreEntitlements.xcent, with the same contents as 
>>>> Entitlements.xcent. So I’m not sure which one to make the change in.
>>>> Maybe both? Does anyone know?
>>>> 
>>>> At some point RunRev will need to update LC to support his, but in 
>>>> the meantime, this may be a viable workaround.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks again.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On Jan 26, 2015, at 12:33 PM, Colin Holgate <coiin at verizon.net> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> With Adobe AIR you have added this to the app descriptor XML:
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> <Entitlements><![CDATA[<key>get-task-allow</key><false/><key>beta-re
>>>> p orts-active</key><true/>]]></Entitlements>
>>>>> 
>>>>> That then ends up in the embedded provisioning profile. Not sure of 
>>>>> the
>>>> steps for LiveCode.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Test Flight’s URL is https://www.testflightapp.com/ <
>>>> https://www.testflightapp.com/>, but as you say, it closes on Feb 26th.
>>>> If you have an HTTPS site you can post builds for your testers, but 
>>>> those would just be from your list of 100, not from the Test Flight
>>>> 1000 external testers.
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