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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

The benefits of CI/CD for mobile app development

Having mobile CI/CD has more positive effects than only making an existing process a little more efficient for the following reasons:

  • It allows developers to focus on writing code and monitoring mobile apps in production
  • A faster deployment time and faster delivery to markets
  • All versions of the mobile apps are accessible to QA and product stakeholders
  • The test results, code change logs, and release logs are always available
  • Enhanced communication and productivity
  • Improved employee engagement
  • Customers are more satisfied

Determine which tools and technologies will be used in your mobile CI/CD pipeline. A version control system, build automation tool, testing framework, or deployment platform may be included in this list.

The tools and infrastructure of Mobile DevOps

As we discussed before, Mobile DevOps is a set of practices, tools, and infrastructure aimed at streamlining the development...