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Mobile Application Developer - Explorer Award for Students 2016

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to develop, test, debug and deploy hybrid mobile applications, using development skills such as jQuery, Dojo and Apache Cordoba, using IBM MobileFirst. This individual has also demonstrated an understanding of how to use tools, such as Android SDK and Xcode, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript programming; and Dojo Mobile and JQuery web app development.
  • Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Covering Mobile app design types; Android or IOS platforms; Client-side API's cross-platform portability; Mobile Frameworks - Dojo and jQuery Mobile, and Sencha Touch UI ; Apache Cordova framework for native functions; Mobile Enterprise - IBM MobileFirst server-side APIs for back-end integration; Security authentication techniques; and Updates and version management.
  • Passing the Mobile Application Developer academic practice test "IBM Mobile Application Developer 2016".
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