App DevelopmentSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Computer Science, Design, Information Science
New Course Note
This course starts in Fall 2023.
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

Smartphones have become an indispensable component of everyday activities. We no longer carry a phone around, but rather a complete computer capable of mediating, supporting, accelerating, and interpreting human needs. In this course, students learn programming basics to develop cross-platform Android and iOS mobile applications while focusing on the user experience, with the ultimate goal of developing user-friendly and easy to understand interfaces.

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Alfio Brancozzi

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Developer at Funnel AB, Stockholm, Sweden. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Stockholm (2020). Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (2009). Previous experience in cross-platform mobile app development from launching an endometriosis symptom-tracking app for a Stockholm-based health tech startup. Currently working with backend API integrations for marketing analytics. With DIS since 2023.

Faris Halteh

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Senior Software Engineer at Spotify, Stockholm, Sweden. Masters in Computer Science, Uppsala University, Sweden (2015). Has over 8 years of experience building iOS apps at several companies, including his current position at Spotify. Has also specialized in Human-Computer Interaction and Product Design. With DIS since 2023.