IWKS 5650: Mobile App Development

Graduate version of IWKS 3650. Introduces mobile application development, including front-end mobile application clients, data handling, connectivity to back-end services and cloud hosting. The course provides an overview and comparison of technical approaches employed by Apple iOS, Google Android and Microsoft Windows. Students will install, develop, test, and distribute mobile applications while addressing challenges associated with development for any mobile platform: limited screen size and memory, gesture based GUI, varying connectivity, and the wide variety of target mobile devices.

Prerequisite: Graduate standingIWKS 5300 or 5120 recommended

Credit hours: 3