Q: How did you become an author for Packt? Tell us about your journey. What was your motivation for writing this book?
Moataz: About a year ago, Packt contacted me after noticing my online writing regarding Mobile DevOps, CI/CD, and test automation. They asked me if I was interested in participating in a new book about Mobile DevOps. When I inquired about the type of participation, they offered me the opportunity to be the author. I accepted the offer because I saw it as a great opportunity to consolidate my knowledge about Mobile DevOps, the processes, and the practices of implementing it within organizations. Writing a book about my mobile industry expertise was exciting, but delivering value to readers required significant time and effort.
Q: What is the name of your book?
Moataz: Mobile DevOps Playbook: A practical guide for delivering high-quality mobile applications like a pro.
Q: What kind of research did you do, and how long did you spend researching before beginning the book?
Moataz: I didn’t need to spend much time researching, as I have been working in mobile teams for the past four years. During this time, I have gained expertise in building, testing, releasing, and automating mobile CI/CD workflows. Furthermore, I have authored several technical blogs and hands-on articles, and have spoken at various conferences with developers to help them optimize the use of Mobile DevOps.
Q: Do you have a blog that readers can follow?
Moataz: Yes, they can follow my personal blog https://moataznabil.blog/, and my dev.to account: https://dev.to/moataznabil
Q: What key takeaways do you want readers to come away with from the book?