Mobile Application Development

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Overview

Mobile development is defined as the set of technical tasks required to develop a front-end interface and interaction with the user that features new ergonomics and communication channels or back-end support for mobile access to "the cloud". Students in this program will gain a broad range of skills in developing various applications for mobile device platforms.

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Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.

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The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology & Skills.

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Mandatory Courses

Course Number Course Name Course Description
COMP10147

Android Application Development

Focus on planning, developing and testing mobile applications for the Android platform. Includes: GUI design, layouts, intents, activities, databases, graphics and touch events. Prerequisites: COMP10036 and COMP10149.
COMP10151 iPhone Application Development Learn to plan, develop and test cutting-edge mobile applications for the iOS platform, using the Objective-C programming language, and programming techniques for achieving effective interaction on iPhones and iPads. You MUST use a Mac with xCode. Prerequisites: COMP10036 and COMP10149.
COMP10035 Java – Introduction Learn to develop applications and applets using Java, object-oriented programming concepts. Includes creating and using classes and methods, loop structures, string method, if/then/else, joptionPane Class, arrays and basic Java Applets.
COMP10036 Java – Intermediate Enhance your Java skills to develop Java applets and more robust applications. Includes utilizing inheritance, swing toolkit, layout managers, the event model, exceptions and file input/output. Prerequisite: COMP10035.
COMP10137 JavaScript

Learn the essentials which comprise most modern programming languages using JavaScript. Move from writing simple programs that interact with the elements in a web page. Prerequisite: COMP10106 (HTML Introduction) or INFO10241 (HTML 1). 56 hours.

COMP10106 HTML Introduction Focus on HTML essentials including creating Web pages, page layouts, cascading style sheets, integrating pre-written JavaScript, and developing multimedia Web pages and forms. Equivalent to: INFO10241 (HTML 1). 42 hours.
COMP10150 Web Design for Mobile Apps Learn new ways to design, develop and test mobile user interfaces, and mobilize existing websites. Combine theory and coding exercises using CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, Ajax and techniques to achieve innovative user experiences on Smartphones and Tablets. Must have an Android, Blackberry or iPhone. Prerequisite: COMP10147 or COMP10151.
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