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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

Improving Productivity with Developer Experience and Platform Engineering

Mobile developers are the cornerstone of many companies and organizations, and having a dedicated team to understand their needs and provide the best possible experience is critical to success and improving their productivity, especially while the team is scaling and the company is growing. This is where developer experience (DX), internal developer platform (IDP), and platform engineering (PE) teams come in.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • The concepts of DX and IDP
  • The importance of having a DX and IDP team
  • The relationship between Mobile DevOps and DX teams
  • The concepts, benefits, and principles of PE
  • The difference between DevOps engineering, site reliability engineering, and PE

In today’s mobile app development landscape, delivering high-quality, innovative, and user-friendly apps is not just about coding, testing, and releasing the app. Mobile...