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.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Trimester 3 - 2018 (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