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Summer Course on Mobile App Development

Thursday, April 18, 2013

CSc 397c Workshop in Computer Science (Mobile apps development)


CSc 127B or CSc 227


Summer Section II: 07/08/2013 - 08/07/2013 
9:00-11:30am. MTWn Gould-Simpson 930 (computing lab)


Thienne Johnson, Gould-Simpson 722 
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 1pm-2pm, or by appointment.
thienne at


Students will learn how to develop mobile computing applications and the problems related to work with restricted devices. These handheld Internet devices are poised to become the future dominant software platform as a result of the rapid convergence of computers and mobile phones. Topics covered will include mobile operating systems and development environments, input modalities and user interfaces for mobile devices, wireless mobile networking, thin clients and mobile Web, location-aware and other context-aware services. A course programming project will be required. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to develop, emulate, and test applications for mobile devices using the Java language and Android APIs. 3 units.