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COMP 2052 - Android and Mobile Application Development Tools

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Continuing on from skills acquired in COMP 1950 , and COMP 2015 this hands-on course serves as an introduction to mobile application development for students with entry level web development skills. Students with prior knowledge of HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/jQuery, who are not necessarily application programmers will learn to design and develop web-based, native and hybrid mobile applications using jQuery Mobile, Android Studio, Apache Cordova, and other tools. Labs and exercises focus on how to implement entry level, mobile applications for Android and other mobile web platforms. Topics include a comparison of native, hybrid and web based mobile technologies. Starting with the fundamentals of web-based mobile applications, Android Studio and Apache Cordova are used to implement web-based, native, and cross-platform mobile solutions. This course is an elective in both BCIT Computing Advanced Web Technologies programs. Upon successful completion, students will be able to choose from a variety of tool sets for platform independent mobile and web application development. This course will only be offered in the April and September terms. ​


COMP 1950 and COMP 2015, or equivalent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery.



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