Mobile Applications and the Cloud


This course builds on the basic programming skills of students to develop the knowledge and skills used in developing applications utilizing touch interfaces, mobile platforms and event driven programming. Distributed processing topologies are introduced.



  • Semester 1 - 2016


  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Program event driven applications.

2. Understand aspects of mobile technologies and have acquired knowledge and skills to deploy and use them on contemporary mobile platforms.

3. Understand the strengths and weaknesses of the different technological delivery models.

4. Appreciate the differences between programming for touch driven and more conventional interfaces.


  • Software development and programming
  • Distributed and Cloud based systems, Web architecture
  • Mobile technologies
  • Touch based and emerging human computer interfaces

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): INFT3009. Students who have successfully completed INFT3009 are not eligible to enrol in INFT2050.


This course replaces INFT3009. If you have successfully completed INFT3009 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

INFT1004 Visual Programming and INFT1001 Foundations of Information Technology

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assignments

Quiz: Quizes

Formal Examination: Final Examination

Presentation: Presentation

Contact Hours

Ourimbah and Callaghan

Computer Lab

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks