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Multiplatform Mobile App Development with NativeScript (Coursera)

This course focuses on developing truly cross-platform, native iOS and Android apps using NativeScript (Ver 3.x). The framework uses Angular, TypeScript or modern JavaScript to get truly native UI and performance while sharing skills and code with the web.

You will learn about UI development with NativeScript UI and layout support and access the native mobile platform’s capabilities from Javascript. You should have already completed the Bootstrap 4 and the Angular courses in this specialization before proceeding with this course.

At the end of this course you will be able to (a) Build mobile applications targeting multiple platforms with a single codebase, (b) Leverage your Angular, TypeScript and Javascript skills, and (c) Use various features of the Ionic framework to build truly cross-platform mobile applications

Who is this class for: This course is aimed at students with sufficient knowledge of Web technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript. A good working knowledge of JavaScript, especially ES 5 and the Angular framework is strongly recommended.

Course 4 of 5 in the Full Stack Web and Multiplatform Mobile App Development Specialization.

Syllabus

WEEK 1

Hybrid Mobile App Development Frameworks: NativeScript: An Introduction

This module introduces you to hybrid mobile application development. You will learn about the NativeScript framework and explore some of the features of the NativeScript framework to implement a mobile app based on the Angular application that was implemented in the previous course on Angular.

Graded: Introduction to NativeScript

Graded: Ideation

WEEK 2

NativeScript UI Elements

This module introduces you to various NativeScript UI elements. We will look at how we can make use of these elements in designing the various views of our application.

Graded: NativeScript UI Elements

Graded: UI Design and Prototyping

WEEK 3

NativeScript Animations, Gestures, Storage and Image Resources

In this module we look at enhancing the user experience through the use of animations and support for gesture-based interaction. We also look at leveraging the storage for persisting data, and the customization of splash screens, icons and the use of other image resource in the app.

Graded: Assignment 3: Animations and Storage

WEEK 4

Accessing Native Capabilities of Devices: NativeScript Plugins

In this module you will explore NativeScript Plugins that enable you to access the native capabilities of the mobile devices. You will use a few plugins in order to understand the general concepts and the patterns for using these plugins within your NativeScript application.

Graded: NativeScript Plugins

Graded: Project Implementation and Final Report

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