CSC 184 - Introduction to Mobile Device Programming
Introduction to the design and development of software for portable/handheld devices. Topics include the following: smartphones, tablets, and other media consumption devices and their characteristics and limitations; overview of user-interface design for mobile devices; event handling; differences between graphical user interfaces for the desktop environment and those for portable computers; handling touch input and gestures; connectivity using TCP/IP and SMS; local data storage and storage on the cloud; drawing and creating custom widgets; APIs for multimedia applications; and comparison of current technologies.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: CSC 017. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. No liberal arts credit. (Formerly CSC 145C.)