DPS924 - Mobile App Development - Android

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Subject Title
Mobile App Development - Android

Subject Description
This course will familiarize the student with all aspects of planning, developing and testing mobile applications for the Android platform. It will emphasize the creation of applications using the Java programming language, as well as programming techniques for achieving effective interaction on mobile devices. Writing mobile applications that feature location-awareness, messaging, Wi-Fi network access and multimedia will be introduced.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Professional Option for BSD - Honours Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • Effectively use the Java programming language to create applications for Android.
  • Successfully use the Android software development tools, frameworks, and documentation.
  • Examine and select the appropriate framework components in the creation of a software application.
  • Apply best-practice software design principles to the creation of Android applications.
  • Given a set of requirements, recommend a suitable design for an Android application.
  • Compare the Android platform's application development approach with other platforms.
  • Test and debug Android applications using the SDK command-line tools and an integrated development environment.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.