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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

Mobile app testing challenges and pitfalls

Mobile technology is rapidly evolving, presenting unique challenges to mobile testing teams. Let’s examine the most common challenges teams face when testing mobile apps so that we can overcome them:

  • Finding suitable automation tools and frameworks can be challenging as mobile application testing becomes increasingly essential.
  • With the growing number of devices and operating systems, testing mobile device compatibility and cross-platform compatibility can be challenging.
  • To determine how an app will perform on different networks, such as 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G, it is necessary to test the app on each network.
  • To guarantee the app’s compatibility with an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) setup, various checks need to be conducted. This includes assessing address compatibility, network configuration, and the firewall and NAT, and determining how to mitigate any issues that arise.
  • Mobile applications should...