Have you ever wished for an app that doesn’t exist, an app to solve all of your problems or to entertain you as you wait in line? App development is a lucrative skill in today’s world; many companies are searching for ways to integrate themselves into the mobile app world. The App Development Program gives students the opportunity to design and create apps for Apple and Android products, using programming languages Swift and Kotlin. Both languages are easy to learn and use, concise in function, and are powerfully effective. Throughout the program, budding developers will also learn standard mobile development procedures and practices. At the end of the program, App Development students will be able to brainstorm, plan, prototype, and develop mobile apps for the iOS platform.
Because it isn’t enough to know about today’s technology. You need to know how to learn, and even create future technologies.
Learn from people who have extensive experience building companies and mobile apps. Have the opportunity to work on real-world projects.
You will leave with a portfolio of work, a high demand skill set, and increased confidence that will help you get started wherever you go.
You will be introduced to the world of graphic design and computer programming by learning languages and systems related to mobile app development.
Learn how to develop apps for Android using Kotlin, Jetpack, and all the latest Android technologies.
Learn how to develop apps for iOS using Swift, storyboards, and SwiftUI.
Brad is a native of Hurricane, Utah, and earned his degree in Computer Science from BYU. He has worked for and started several small companies including Strata, Saffire, Cabosoft, busybusy, and more. Brad has developed various types of software including mobile apps, video games, hypertext, and more. He has a great family – an amazing wife, four kids and nine awesome grandkids. He loves living in Southern Utah and being outdoors.
Phil started working with computers in 2002 as a computer tech consultant, from there he started to build websites, which sparked his interest in app development. He decided to enroll in Dixie Tech’s App Development program and will be graduating soon! Phil currently teaches the afternoon Mobile App Development class which includes programming fundamentals, Swift & iOS UIKit/SwiftUI, Kotlin, and Android Architecture with Jetpack. When he’s not teaching or being a student, Phil works as a freelance artist painting models and miniatures for railroad hobbyists and tabletop gamers.
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