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Mobile DevOps Playbook

By : Moataz Nabil
Book Image

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)
1
Part 1: Introduction to Mobile DevOps
5
Part 2: Implementing the Mobile DevOps Environment
9
Part 3: Monitoring, Optimizing, and Securing Mobile DevOps
13
Part 4: Moving Beyond Mobile DevOps and the Future of DevOps

IaC for mobile apps

IaC is a powerful approach that allows you to define and manage your app’s infrastructure using code, bringing benefits such as reproducibility and scalability. While IaC is commonly associated with server-based infrastructure, it can also be applied to mobile apps, as shown in the following figure:

Figure 9.2 – IaC

Figure 9.2 – IaC

Here’s how you can utilize IaC for mobile apps in more detail:

  • IaC enables you to create reproducible environments easily. You can spin up identical infrastructure setups for different environments such as development, testing, staging, and production. By using the same infrastructure code, you ensure consistency across environments, reducing the chances of configuration drift and environment-related issues.
  • Define the infrastructure components required to support your mobile app. This may include server resources, databases, storage services, content delivery networks (CDNs), and other necessary...