Mobile Applications and the Cloud

Course code INFT2050Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

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.

Available in 2015

OurimbahSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
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.
Content- Software development and programming
- Distributed and Cloud based systems, Web architecture
- Mobile technologies
- Touch based and emerging human computer interfaces
Replacing Course(s)INFT3009
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed INFT3009 must not enrol in INFT2050. Students can not count both INFT2050 and INFT3009 towards their degree.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeINFT1004 Visual Programming and INFT1001 Foundations of Information Technology .
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Examination: Formal
Quiz - Class
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for INFT2050