INFS3116-A Mobile App Devel With Android (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit for more information.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/31/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: 2 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course teaches how to develop native applications for mobile dThis course teaches how to develop native applications for mobile devices using the Android platform. The course will utilize the Java programming language and will cover the use of the Eclipse integrated development environment with Android Developer Tools and the Android Emulator. Students will learn to develop a user interface with a variety of user input and display controls using XML and GridView. Topics such as Views, Activities, Intents, Broadcast Receivers, and Content Providers will be covered. Students will also learn how to integrate media such as images and audio, how to create a drill-down navigation interface, and how to create an app that inputs, modifies, and stores data persistently.

Prerequisite: INFS2151

About the Instructor(s)

Jamie L. Pinchot, D.Sc.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems
412-397-6050 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 327