The Department of Computer Science and Applications conducted the “Two Day International Hands-on Workshop on Mobile Application Development” during 21st and 22nd of August 2018 to enrich the knowledge on the tools and techniques of Mobile App Development. Dr.S.VENKATASUBRAMANIAN, Dept. of Information Technology, Nizwa College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman conducted the workshop as Resource Person to show the innovative way to develop the Mobile Apps.
Faculty members, research scholars, UG and PG students from our university as well as from nearby colleges participated in the workshop. The workshop was inaugurated on 21st August 2018 at 10.00 AM with Prayer. After lighting the kuthuvillaku, the HOD (CSA Department) Prof. Dr.S.Rajalakshmi welcomed the gathering and the Dean (Faculty of Science), Prof. Dr.S.Balaji presented his presidential address. Highlighting the theme of workshop, Chief Guest fascinated the participants by his Inaugural Address. The inauguration ended with the Vote of Thanks by Dr. S.Babu, Faculty Department of CSA.
The first session began with the introduction by stressing the importance of Mobile Apps and then with a detailed discussion on App Inventor - a cloud based tool to develop Mobile Apps for Android Operating System. Participants experienced their learning by developing simple Apps with the guidance of the Expert in the second session. On the next day, the focus of the workshop tuned towards the advanced topics like Local and Remote Database Connection. In the third session, App was developed to perform database access through which different queries were tested and the procedure to develop the App to access Cloud Database was handled in the fourth session. Finally the workshop was concluded with Positive and Satisfactory Feedback of the Participants.