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Mobile DevOps Playbook

By : Moataz Nabil
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Mobile DevOps Playbook

By: Moataz Nabil

Overview of this book

To build mobile apps, you need to understand mobile-first features, tools, and processes that help you build, test, and release robust apps faster and more efficiently. The multitude of challenges stemming from mobile development's inherent complexities, including native iOS and Android app creation, cross-platform frameworks, and the implementation of scalable architectures within extensive teams, collectively contribute to a substantial number of obstacles that can significantly prolong the release process. This book will help you understand and implement the best practices of mobile DevOps for continuous integration, testing, delivery, deployment, and monitoring. You’ll explore different challenges faced by developers due to varied OSs, the unforgiving nature of mobile applications, and continuous updates to mobile phones and learn how to maneuver through these challenges. You’ll also get to grips with the latest trends while discovering the potential future of mobile DevOps, with valuable insights and guidance about integrating mobile development teams into your organization. By the end of this book, you’ll be well-equipped to successfully implement mobile DevOps and build fast, qualitative, and efficient mobile apps for your team or organization.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Part 1: Introduction to Mobile DevOps
Part 2: Implementing the Mobile DevOps Environment
Part 3: Monitoring, Optimizing, and Securing Mobile DevOps
Part 4: Moving Beyond Mobile DevOps and the Future of DevOps

What is analytics?

In mobile app analytics, the data about app usage, user behavior, and performance is collected, measured, analyzed, and interpreted. Developers, marketers, and product managers can use mobile app analytics to optimize app performance, enhance user engagement, and increase customer loyalty. Analyzing user preferences and pain points enables data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement.

Analytics helps you understand how your users’ behavior and app can be optimized to reach your business goals.

Analytics focuses on different key aspects, as shown in Figure 7.4:

Figure 7.4 – Analytics components

Figure 7.4 – Analytics components

As we can see, analytics encompasses various key aspects:

  • User acquisition and attribution: Tracking the sources of new users, such as organic search, paid ads, or referrals, helps determine the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and identifies the most valuable channels for user acquisition
  • User engagement...