Checking date: 25/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Mobile Applications
Bachelor in Telecommunication Technologies Engineering (Plan: 445 - Estudio: 252)

Coordinating teacher: CAMPO VAZQUEZ, MARIA CELESTE

Department assigned to the subject: Telematic Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Systems Programming Systems Architecture
The general goal of this course is that the students will know and manage the core technologies for mobile and multimedia applications. For achieving this purpose, students must acquire a series of knowledge and skills. The specific objectives are the following: - Knowing the characteristics related with hardware and software capabilities of mobile devices and their main differences with personal computers. - Knowing what are the main operating systems for mobile devices and the main differences between them. - Knowing the main application development languages for mobile devices in the different operating systems: Android and others. - Designing and to program mobile applications.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
The content of the program is divided in three blocks: Part I. Introduction 1. Operating systems for mobile devices. 2. General Concepts of development of mobile applications. Part II. Development of mobile applications: Android platform. 1. Introduction. 2. Creating applications and activities. 3. User interfaces. 4. Intents, Broadcast Receivers and Internet. 5. Files, state and preferences. 6. Databases and content providers. 7. Maps and location based services. 8. Advance topics. Part III. Design and implementation of a mobile application.
Learning activities and methodology
The learning methodology will include: - Theoretical classes, where the teacher will present the knowledge students must acquire. The students will have the slides of the classes and some references and textbooks that will allow them to complete and to go deeply in those issues in which they are more interested. - Laboratory sessions, where the students will implement, with teacher support, the mobile applications according to realistic requisites specifications. These applications will be implemented in groups, to foment the collaborative work, the decomposition of the application in modules, the specification of interfaces between the modules, and the documentation. - Tutoring sessions: Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Dawn Griffiths and David Griffiths. Head First. Android Development. A Leaner's Guide to Building Android Apps with Kotlin. O'Reilly. 2022
  • Reto Meier. Professional Android 4th Edition. Wiley Publishing. 2018
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.