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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)
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 App Release Management

We are now in the sustain phase of our Mobile DevOps and CI/CD progress. Once the application has been successfully developed and tested, it is ready to be released to app stores. This typically involves releasing the mobile application to beta testing or production and making it available to users. Mobile app release management is essential for businesses to optimize the user experience and maintain high quality. It involves planning and implementing new features/updates and hotfixes.

But releasing mobile apps requires different processes, steps, and tools. In this chapter, we will explore the various stages of the release management process for mobile applications and cover the following topics:

  • Challenges in mobile app release management
  • The definition of releasing mobile applications
  • Implementing the entire CI/CD process
  • Ensuring compliance with app store guidelines and regulations
  • Releasing and distributing mobile applications...