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ITE517 Windows App Development (8)


This subject teaches students advanced skills in designing and developing applications for Windows Phones and Mobile Devices. Students will design an application that incorporates a data storage strategy, plans for bandwidth limitations, implements network connectivity detection and meets Windows Phone and mobile devices marketplace requirements.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment restrictions

Only for students enrolled in the following courses:

Graduate Certifcate in Mobile Applications Development
Master of Mobile Applications Development

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to design connection mechanisms for communicating with external web services
  • be able to design a data storage strategy
  • be able to plan for bandwidth limitations and implement network connectivity detection
  • be able to design and implement sensor interaction
  • be able to plan for and implement multitouch and gestures
  • be able to design and implement application navigation
  • be able to design for threading
  • be able to monitor and tune performance
  • be able to manage the application life cycle
  • be able to prepare the application to meet Windows Phone marketplace requirements
  • be able to design for separation of concerns
  • be able to design and develop an application for Windows Phone and Microsoft Mobile Devices


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Designing Data Access Strategies
  • Designing and Implementing Notification Strategies
  • Working with Platform APIs,Tasks and Choosers
  • Designing the Application Architecture
  • Designing the User Interface and User Experience


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 13 April 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.