ATLAS instructor Aileen Pierce, recognizing that more than a half-million applications have been created for Apple iPhones and iPads, created a new course in programming for these mobile devices in the fall of 2011.
The course, called Mobile Application Development, explores the world of object-oriented programming, memory New course teaches programming mobile devicesmanagement, and human interface design.
“Students will be introduced to the iOS platform to develop leading-edge mobile digital media applications,” Pierce said.
The students will program for the mobile devices using the iOS Software Developer’s Kit which includes XCode, the iOS Framework, Interface Builder and Objective-C.
The class will feature a combination of lectures, demonstrations, guest speakers and open lab sessions. Students will complete a number of projects geared toward gaining a solid proficiency in developing iPhone and iPad apps. At the end of the course, students will have the knowledge and experience to create successful iPhone and iPad apps.