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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

Do we need a Mobile DevOps engineer?

The best answer always is that it depends on the team’s objectives, goals, scale, skill sets, and experience. You can have different team members responsible for the Mobile DevOps stages, but don’t forget that we mentioned previously that it’s a team effort and collaboration. However, if the team already has a DevOps engineer responsible for the DevOps implementation in general in the company, it can also help the mobile team, or involve it in the mobile part by doing the following:

  • Understand DevOps practices for mobile, such as code signing and releasing mobile apps.
  • Learn the basics of mobile app development. Learn a new programming language, such as Kotlin or Swift, and gain experience building mobile apps.
  • Create, deploy, and manage mobile apps in the cloud as you develop your knowledge of cloud computing.
  • Contribute to open source projects or work on personal projects to get hands-on experience working...