Mobile Software Engineering

Computer Science 164

Harvard College
David J. Malan, Instructor
malan@harvard.edu
http://cs.harvard.edu/malan
Introduction to principles of software engineering for mobile devices and best practices, including code reviews, source control, and unit tests. Topics include Ajax, encapsulation, event handling, HTTP, memory management, MVC, object-oriented design, and user experience. Languages include HTML5, JavaScript, Objective-C, and PHP. Projects include mobile web apps and native iOS apps.

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Special thanks to Chris Thayer for the course's videos and to Tommy MacWilliam '13 and Rob Bowden '13, Spring 2012's head TFs.

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