Subject description - B6B39PDA

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B6B39PDA Principles of mobile applications
Roles:PV, V Extent of teaching:2P+2C
Department:13139 Language of teaching:
Guarantors:Malý I. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Malý I. Credits:6
Tutors:Malý I. Semester:L


Student who successfully passed the course get overview about properties and about limits of single mobile technologies. The course is focused on specific problems related to limitations and new capabilities of mobile devices. Attention is paid to maximal utilization of environment characteristics in which the mobile application is used. Course is not focused on introduction of basic programming techniques for mobile application development - it is expected that students already have this skills or will be gained by means of self-study.

Study targets:

The goal of this course is to teach the students the right way of design and implementation of mobile applications.

Course outlines:

Introduction, HCI, Mobile apps, Design guidelines Prototyping, Screen space, Screen size and shape, Information grouping Information packing, lists, scrolling, UI patterns Testing Development: Native and hybrid apps, Mobile web Development: Android Development: iOS API, SDK, services, notifications Sensors, context Gestures, voice, text entry Development: Advanced Android Wearables, connected devices, accessibility Beyond traditional UI design

Exercises outline:

Design guidelines 1 - application analysis Design guidelines 2 - application design Design patterns, best practices, electronic prototyping Semester project assignment, electronic prototyping, testing Individual work D1 Android basics iOS Data Camera, Accelerometers, Sensors Bluetooth + GPS Notifications, gestures, REST API Individual work D2 Presentation of semester projects


1. Perea P., Giner P., UX Design for Mobile, Packt Publishing, 2017
2. Jones M.,Marsden G. Mobile Interaction Design, Wiley, 2006
3. Weiss S. Handheld usability, Wiley, 2002
4. Cooper A., Reimann R., Vronin D. About Faces - The Essentials of Interaction Design, Wiley, 2007


Knowledge of higher programming languages (e.g., Java, C++, C#). Details can be found on the web

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPSIT_2021 Common courses PV 4
BPSIT4_2021 Technologie internetu věcí PV 4
BPSIT_2021 Common courses PV 4
BPSIT1_2021 Enterprise systémy PV 4
BPSIT Common courses PV 6
BKSIT Common courses PV 6
BPSIT Common courses V 6
BPSIT_2021 Common courses PV 4
BPSIT3_2021 Business informatics PV 4

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