This paper will consider the design and implementation of applications for mobile devices covering topics such as: mobile application software architectures; development platform options; design and evaluation of small-screen touch-based user interfaces; leveraging technologies such as global positioning, near-field communication and orientation/environmental sensing; mobile web applications and publishing to application stores. Practical work will use the Android platform and so the paper is best-suited to students with experience of Java programming.
60 points at 300 level in Computer Science
COMP448 Developing Mobile Applications
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Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0
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- Coursework 2: 10th April
- Coursework 3: 08th May
- Coursework 4: 05th June
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