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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

Mobile platforms and frameworks available today

As of writing this book, there are a lot of different mobile platforms on the market these days, both native and cross-platform, so let’s take a quick look at the differences between them to give you a better understanding of what we need to consider when thinking about Mobile DevOps.

Note

I do not want to make this a detailed explanation of mobile development because this is a book about Mobile DevOps and there are tons of books about mobile development. However, as we mentioned previously, we should be in a position to interpret the requirements of different platforms and then implement the DevOps process accordingly.

As a starting point, let’s take a look at native apps such as iOS and Android.

iOS

As we know, iOS is the operating system that runs on iPhones and iPads. Now, we have the iPadOS for iPads. It is well known that iOS is compatible with other Apple products besides its user-friendly interface...