ITIC Resources

Mobile App Resources

  • Recommended guidelines for authors of mobile apps  at the University of Birmingham:

    University Guidelines for mobile app development (pdf)                 

  • A training course for Mobile App Development Platform "PoPApp" is now published on Canvas. Visit the link below to find out the content:                                                          

    https://canvas.bham.ac.uk/courses/17405

  • IBM published a guide for enterprise teams working on mobile application projects

    A Mobile App Development Primer (pdf)

Mobile App Development Tools

Cross-platform development tools recommended by IT Services:

  • Cordova/Phonegap - PhoneGap is a free distribution of open source Apache Cordova which allows app development using HTML5, Javascript and CSS. 

    Free version: http://phonegap.com.

    Commercial cloud-based versiont http://www.icenium.com

  • Rhomobile - open source development suite based on Ruby from Motorola

    Download version: https://developer.zebra.com/community/rhomobile-suite 

We understand that these tools might not always be suited for all cases, therefore you should select the tools that you feel are best suited to your project. Howeveryou may want to  consideri that IT Services may not be able to support it.