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This course is an introduction to mobile app development with JQueryMobile for Android, iOS, Blackberry and WindowsPhone. Course participants will learn how to create a mobile web app with JQueryMobile and they will then learn how to compile it into a native mobile app for Android, iOS, Blackberry and WindowsPhone using the PhoneGap system. This includes an overview over the different platforms, the development processes and tools available and how to access platform specific features.

Delegates should have a good understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.


GBP 925 (incl. VAT)


18 hours


02/11/2015 - 04/11/2015
(Mon - Wed, 10:00 - 17:00)
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04/05/2015 - 06/05/2015 (Mon - Wed, 10:00 - 17:00)

18/05/2015 - 23/05/2015 (Mon - Sat, 18:00 - 21:00)

13/07/2015 - 18/07/2015 (Mon - Sat, 18:00 - 21:00)

24/07/2015 - 26/07/2015 (Fri - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

31/07/2015 - 02/08/2015 (Fri - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

26/10/2015 - 28/10/2015 (Mon - Wed, 10:00 - 17:00)

02/11/2015 - 04/11/2015 (Mon - Wed, 10:00 - 17:00)

16/11/2015 - 21/11/2015 (Mon - Sat, 18:00 - 21:00)

11/01/2016 - 16/01/2016 (Mon - Sat, 18:00 - 21:00)

22/01/2016 - 24/01/2016 (Fri - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

29/01/2016 - 31/01/2016 (Fri - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

Course contents

Introduction to Mobile App Development covers the following topics:
  • Overview: The development process of creating apps for a variety of platforms
  • Web app vs mobile app: Advantages and disadvantages
  • JQueryMobile: Overview, installation and configuration, using the different elements, creating a demo app
  • PhoneGap: Overview, installation and configuration
  • Android: Overview, development tools and development process, compile our JQueryMobile app into an Android app with PhoneGap, create a small native Adroid app
  • iOS: Overview, development tools and development process, compile our JQueryMobile app into a Apple iPhone iOS app with PhoneGap, create a small native iOS app
  • Blackberry: Overview, development tools and development process
  • WindowsPhone: Overview, development tools and development process

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