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DescriptionWhat we offer

This course explains the techniques for developing mobile applications using IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V7.1. The techniques mainly address hybrid applications that can run on multiple platforms. It also explains platform specific development on Android and iOS environments. The course also explores deployment and team development capabilities provided by IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V7.1.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

After you complete this course, you can perform the following tasks:

  • Develop a mobile application to run on an Android or iOS platform by using the IBM MobileFirst hybrid coding approach
  • Use IBM MobileFirstclient-side APIs for cross-platform portability
  • Use the Apache Cordova framework to access native device functions
  • Use IBM MobileFirstserver-side APIs for back-end integration
  • Include the jQuery Mobile or Dojo Mobile UI frameworks in an application
  • Secure a mobile application by using various IBM MobileFirst authentication techniques
  • Describe the architecture of location services
  • Describe the components for team development
  • Manage application updates and versions

TopicsThe best for you

Introduction to IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation
Overview of MobileFirst Studio
Developing and testing the user interface
Client-side core APIs
IBM MobileFirst client-side development: Local storage APIs
Working with UI frameworks
Apache Cordova
Integration adapters
Native and web page integration
Using MobileFirst native APIs
Location services
Notification mechanisms
Deploying an application from development to production
Team development, Application Center, Container, and Bluemix

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

Before taking this course, you should have the following skills:

  • Basic understanding of Representational State Transfer (REST) services
  • Experience in Java or web development with Eclipse, and a good knowledge of the following web technologies:
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) 3

AudienceWho should attend

This course is designed for application developers who wanted to develop mobile applications using IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V7.1.