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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

Best practices for CI/CD in mobile app development

Keeping your mobile DevOps processes effective, efficient, and aligned with your overall strategy for developing mobile apps requires you and your team to review and refine them regularly. There is no silver bullet, so we should always refine our mobile DevOps processes based on team and business growth.

There are various practices that can be added to mobile DevOps processes to optimize CI/CD pipelines, code review processes, development speed, and so on.

We discussed, in the previous chapters, the different stages when implementing CI/CD pipelines or workflows for mobile apps.

Here are some best practices to ensure a successful CI/CD pipeline for mobile apps:

  • Automate as much as possible: Automate building, testing, code analysis, releasing, and other tasks to reduce manual intervention, minimize errors, and accelerate the development process.
  • Implement a testing strategy: Use a mix of unit tests, integration...