Undergraduate | MUR-ICT376 | 2024
Mobile Applications Development
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Mobile Applications Development
About this subject
Specifically, at the end of this subject, the students should be able to:
- Technology and Application - Describe and compare current mobile technologies, their strengths and their limitations.
- Techniques and Algorithms - Explain and apply the techniques on platforms used for developing mobile applications.
- Design and implementation: Design and implement well-structured mobile applications using programming languages and standard mobile application development frameworks.
- Coding and Debugging - Demonstrate sound skills in coding and debugging program code written for mobile applications.
- Testing: Apply the fundamentals of mobile app testing, design and automate test plans for mobile applications.
- Collaborative and Team Work - Acquire a basic appreciation of what is involved in teamwork.
- Introduction, overview, history and perspectives of mobile application development
- Small device vs. PC programming: differences and limitations
- Mobile application life cycle
- Application development Platforms and their architectures including Google Android and Apple iOS
- Android application development
- iOS (iPhone and iPad) application development
This unit focuses on mobile application development using mobile development techniques and environments. Topics covered include app life cycle; small device programming; platform architecture including Google Android, Apple iOS, and Microsoft Windows Phone; web applications for mobile; cross platform development.
Please Note: All students studying at Murdoch University will need to complete the compulsory unit, Murdoch Academic Passport (MAP100), which only takes 2-3 hours to complete online. Find out more: http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/MurdochAcademicPassport.
- Assignment (15%)
- Lab Exercise 1 (5%)
- Project (35%)
- Open book timed online exam (40%)
- Lab Exercise 2 (5%)
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