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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)
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 makes mobile apps great?

In order to make a great mobile app, it needs to have a straightforward and intuitive UI that is easy to use but it is different from a web app, for the following reasons (as also shown in Figure 2.3):

  • It’s more critical
  • The platform is fragmented
  • The tools change frequently
  • It iterates rapidly:
Figure 2.3 – A mobile app is unique

Figure 2.3 – A mobile app is unique

Based on the nature and complexity of mobile apps, there are a few things to consider when looking at what makes mobile apps great, as follows:

  • Mobile apps help users to solve problems or fulfill their needs, and they need to be well designed and reliable, with a range of useful features and functions
  • They should be fast, responsive, and able to handle a variety of platforms and devices flawlessly without crashing or lagging
  • It is important for mobile apps to be compatible with a wide range of devices and platforms so that as many users as possible...