Mobile Application Development

MET CS 683

This course will be divided into two parts. The first part, two thirds of the course, covers the principles and problems associated with mobile device applications, using as examples Google Android, iPhone, and other platforms such as Nokia. The last third is an in depth coverage of the open source Android development platform. Issues covered will include Mobile Hardware and Cell Networks, Architectures, Operating Systems, Languages, Development Environments and Simulators, User Interfaces, Location-based Services, Storing and Retrieving Data. Students will accomplish the following. (1) Learn the unique set of problems and challenges in developing mobile applications compared with desktop applications; (2) Learn the platform, tools, technology and process for developing mobile applications using Google Android and the Apple iPhone platforms as the main examples; (3) Write applications for the platforms covered, simulate them, and test them on the mobile hardware where possible; and (4) Work collaboratively with fellow students on their projects. Prereq: MET CS 342; or instructor's consent.

FALL 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Czik SMG 316 T 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Mts w/MET CS683

FALL 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
BHA Nourai M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm WebReg Restricted
Hanscom Afb
Meets every
Monday.
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