INLS 573 Mobile Web Development

An introduction to techniques and technologies for the development of mobile websites and applications.
Topics include

  • Responsive web design (flexible layout and media queries)
  • Responsive images and video
  • Web Typography
  • Content strategy for mobile
  • Mobile navigation
  • Performance considerations
  • Using mobile frameworks, such as W3.CSS, Bootstrap, and Foundation

Basic knowledge of HTML is required, and familiarity with CSS and JavaScript is recommended.

Note that this course is not about the development of native mobile applications. The focus is on the development of web sites that work well on any device -- phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop.


To learn about the design issues that are unique to the development of a quality mobile experience, and to gain familiarity with the techniques and technologies available for implementation.