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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 an IDP?

An IDP ( is all about how to best equip your mobile development team with the tools and resources they need to work efficiently and effectively.

In my opinion, as depicted in the following screenshot, an IDP is a subset of DX, which is a collection of tools and technologies that binds DX together. IDPs enhance developer productivity, improve DX, reduce manual operations, lower costs, and lower maintenance overhead for teams. They enable developer self-service while keeping the cognitive load low:

Figure 10.2 – DX versus IDP

Figure 10.2 – DX versus IDP

As we discussed in the first chapter, Mobile DevOps is a set of practices that enables organizations to build, test, release, and monitor mobile applications in a secure and cost-effective way. To ensure maximum developer productivity, it is important to invest in the right tools, processes, and practices.

This includes investing in automation tools, setting up an agile...