The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered

Course handbook


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.


PSB Singapore

    Replacing course(s)

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

    Learning outcomes

    On successful completion of the 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.


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


    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

    PSB Singapore

    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