The mobile device market has grown tremendously over the past few years. Self-contained apps that are focused on one concept account for a large percentage of this growth. This course teaches the basic concepts of developing a mobile application using a framework so that the application runs on different devices. Students will synthesize the basic knowledge of the framework to create building blocks of various tools. They will follow best practices in the development lifecycle of building a mobile application. Students will compare and contrast various frameworks for mobile application projects. They will construct their mobile application that could be deployed across many platforms that use native device APIs and hardware. Prior programming experience recommended.