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Development Software IV - IRM4719

Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
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Purpose: This module is designed to address the growing ubiquity of mobile devices, mainly hand held devices. It explores the principles and challenges in designing and developing applications for mobile devices. It focuses on applications for smart phone platforms.It involvesa theoretical study of the various architectures and a rich set of practical examples that covers the general aspects of mobile device development. Students will explore the emerging mobile ecosystemand advanced programming topics including optimisation and object-oriented programming. The approach is partially research-based where students are encouraged to be self-directed. Students must have access to a suitable computer and access to the Internet for their research and practical work.