Programming Mobile Apps
Prerequisites: Principles of Code 6J
As the number of mobile phone users grows exponentially year after year, we now awaken to a world that is increasingly accessed, run and driven by mobile. In this course, Code Campers will learn how to use the JavaScipt framework React Native developed by Facebook to create performant mobile apps that can be delivered to both iOS and Android phones, giving them a global platform upon which to showcase their digital creations.
“Coding” is synonymous with “programming”. It refers to the art of writing computer code, which are instructions that a computer can follow to solve problems. Practically every facet of technology that we encounter in our daily lives - from online banking systems to video games on our iPhone, from the GPS systems we rely on navigation to the security systems that protect our homes and offices, is created from code.
Python is one of the world's most popular languages (consistently ranked within the Top 10 in recent years by Tiobe ) that is known for its learner-friendly syntax, versatility and ubiquity in the workplace. It is also a language that most of our instructors have had the pleasure of using in the workplace. In addition, students and parents might be interested to know that Computing will be available as an examinable subject for the Singapore "O" levels beginning in 2017 and Python will be the language taught in the curriculum.