MAP525 - Mobile App Development for IBM

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Subject Title
Mobile App Development for IBM

Subject Description

Business applications on IBM midrange and mainframe systems are being modernized for use on many device platforms, including mobile. Working with the IBM i system, this course teaches students how to create new apps, and extend existing apps, for Android and iOS device platforms.

IBM i platform programming technologies, including RPG and the integrated database, are used to build apps which can be deployed to a mobile device. Device features can be integrated, including communication, location, and media capture. The result can transform and modernize an organization?s line-of-business applications while leveraging existing IBM i knowledge.

Credit Status
One (1) professional option credit in the CPA or CPD programs

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

  • Be able to set up a connection from a Mobile Device to the IBM i
  • Be able to evolve your existing IBMi RPG “character based” skills to deliver RPG “graphical” apps on iOS or Android devices.
  • Effectively use existing IBM i development tools and LongRange Studio to develop a new mobile business application
  • Use tracing at the program and system levels to debug mobile enhanced applications

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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