Mobile Development Certificate

Mobile Development

Course Description

This six-month course will walk you through mobile application development. The course will teach a number of technologies, including Ionic, AngularJS, and Cordova. It will also provide context on how mobile applications interact with APIs and other back-end technologies.


Goal

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to create a mobile application and deploy it to a device. You will also understand the role that developers play on an overall product team to prepare you for a transition into a work environment.

Online Prerequisite

mid-December 2017

Certificate Program Begins

February 6, 2017

Courses will be held:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Every-other Saturday
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Arkansas residents
$999

Out-of-state residents
$1,499

Introductory price per state-funded certificate 
Cost does not include textbook

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  • Mobile App Architecture
    • How the pieces work together
  • The Tools
    • IDE / text editor
    • Command line
    • Source control
  • Programming fundamentals
    • Variables / Loops / Functions
    • JavaScript syntax
    • Unit testing
  • Practicing the language
  • Basic HTML / CSS
  • Ionic
    • Overview
    • UI Components
    • Command line
    • Ionic Platform
  • AngularJS
  • Cordova
  • Native Mobile Development
    • iOS
    • Android
  • Team Dynamics
    • Product teams
    • Agile and Scrum
    • Team communication
Aaron Robinson

Aaron Robinson

Systems Analyst, Technology
Walmart

 

Aaron is a senior software developer at Walmart with 10 years of experience developing desktop, mobile and web applications. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University - Idaho. While working toward his degree, Aaron started an internet-based textbook rental business that he used to finance his education. Post-graduation, he began his career in the national defense industry for Lockheed Martin. There, he performed research and development in military logistics and developed software for a satellite ground system. Aaron started with Walmart in 2014, where he has worked on mobile application development, enterprise master data management and retail analytics. In his current role, Aaron is the UI/UX lead developer for the next version of the Decision Support System, which is responsible for storing and delivering the data that drives Walmart's business decisions, as well as those of its suppliers.