Free online course on App Development (NPTEL & IIT Madras)

Introduction to Modern Application Development

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will teach the basics of modern application development. The course will cover an introduction to the Internet, building a web application, databases, performance and security, and building a mobile application. The course will strive for the right balance between theory and practice.

INDUSTRY SUPPORT – LIST OF COMPANIES/INDUSTRY THAT WILL RECOGNIZE/VALUE THIS ONLINE COURSE

Technology companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Ola, PayTM, e-commerce companies, etcetera and also start-ups, where technology platforms are used to offer services.

To know more about the course, please visit www.imad.tech

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

Dr Gaurav Raina is a faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Madras. His interests span from performance modelling of large scale systems like the Internet and transportation networks, to financial technologies.


Tanmai Gopal is the CTO & co-founder of Hasura, a core-tech startup. He is also a technology advisor to several early stage startups and is a passionate advocate for real-world programming education. He comes from a computer vision background with a Bachelors and a Masters in Computer Science from IIT Madras.  

MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE COURSE

 

Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc16_cs23 (also visit www.imad.tech)
Course duration :
04 weeks
Start date and end date of course: 05 Sep 2016 – 30 Sep 2016
Dates of exams :
 
16 October 2016 & 23 October 2016
Time of exam : 2pm – 5pm
The final list of exam cities will be available in the exam registration form.
The exam registration url will be announced shortly.
Exam: For this, the online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000 needs to be paid.
Please note that the exam is optional, and you only need to pay the fee if you opt for the certification.

CERTIFICATE

 

An e-certificate will be given to those who register for the exam. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras.
It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1   
Introduction to the Internet

Module 2   
Building a web application 
Module 3   
Databases
Module 4   
Performance and security
Module 5    Building a mobile application

For additional information, see www.imad.tech 

REFERENCE BOOKS 

1. Computer networks: a systems approach, by Larry Peterson and Bruce Davie. Amazon. Flipkart.
2. An Introduction to Database Systems, by C.J. Date. Amazon.We will teach you what you need to know, and will also give pointers to adequate online material. However, the above books may serve as useful references for computer networks and databases.

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