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COMP 2052 - Android and Mobile Application Development Tools

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Continuing on from skills acquired in COMP 1950 , and COMP 2015 this hands-on course serves as an introduction to mobile application development for students with entry level web development skills. Students with prior knowledge of HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/jQuery, who are not necessarily application programmers will learn to design and develop web-based, native and hybrid mobile applications using jQuery Mobile, Android Studio, Apache Cordova, and other tools. Labs and exercises focus on how to implement entry level, mobile applications for Android and other mobile web platforms. Topics include a comparison of native, hybrid and web based mobile technologies. Starting with the fundamentals of web-based mobile applications, Android Studio and Apache Cordova are used to implement web-based, native, and cross-platform mobile solutions. This course is an elective in both Roommeme Computing Advanced Web Technologies programs. Upon successful completion, students will be able to choose from a variety of tool sets for platform independent mobile and web application development. This course will only be offered in the April and September terms. ​


COMP 1950 and COMP 2015, or equivalent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery.





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 39903

Sat Sep 07 - Sat Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 372



Course Outline




  1. Late registration is not permitted. Class in session October 12 (Thanksgiving) and November 9 (Remembrance Day).

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