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  • Learning Objectives.
    • Build a useful and interesting Android app by the end of the semester.
    • Have a sense of achievement after building an operational Android app with feedback from end users.
    • Develop your applied research skills as you need to search for additional knowledge in order to complete the project.
      • use Android packages not covered by this course
      • integrate with another API (e.g. a Web API, Twitter API, Facebook API, Flickr API,...)
    • Demonstrate your potentials, creativity, and technical skills.
    • Use GitHub to build an Android app.
    • Use agile software development approach.
      • user stories(from the perspective of end users)
      • sprints (i.e. iterations)
      • weekly standup meetings
  • Be innovative.
    • market research
    • start-up companies and career opportunities
      • seven Canadian tech startups (2014) [1]
      • 1000 startups [2]
      • startup companies in Toronto [3]
    • startup career in Toronto [4]
    • entrepreneurs and start-ups (Ontario Centers of Excellence) [5]
  • Team size: 1-2 persons.

Project Weekly Logs

Project Milestones (Winter 2015)

Gallery of Projects

Author(s) App Name Description Screenshots Links (similar apps)
Elsi Nushaj & Hyungryul Chun RWG (Random Workout Generator) App creates workouts for you and lets you track exercise times to improve and compare against others [6]


Vasil Rimar & Norbert Curiciac AdPulse This application allows advertisement agencies throughout the GTA,who currently rely on paper based methods to keep track of and organize information. [11]


Petr Bouianov Pupillary Distance Meter An application which measures pupillary distance, i.e. the distance between the pupils of your eyes. This metric is needed while purchasing prescription eye wear. [14]


Jordan Wieb Mobile Tactics A turn-based, tile-based, multiplayer strategy RPG with no server between two devices. [17]


Albert Kim Marvel Tracker Downloads Marvel Event information and displays details about them including characters involved and reading order. [21]


Shianne Lee Hello Healthy! Keeps track of weight, gives tips on fitness, diet, and all around health and tracks daily food intake. [25]


Sandeep Saldanha and Kris Vukasinovic Habit@ Based on lifestyle choices, the application decides if you are being environmentally friendly.


Eldon Lai & Kelvin Ng Quick Diary A diary that is useful for casual note-taking, business presentation recordings, and event loggings. [30]


Luong Van Chuong QuestLog An agenda as a task management tool, with the influence of video games. [35]




Krishanthan Lingeswaran Car Finder An app that allows users to browse and search for cars. [39]


Car Catalog: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wiget.carcatalog
Tai Nguyen & Yong Kim BookBagList An app that allows students to find or post classified textbook ads for school. Kijiji: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ebay.kijiji.ca
Dylan Segna & Jacky Siu D&D Character Manager An app for creating and managing D&D characters that can dynamically load game rules https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wgkammerer.testgui.basiccharactersheet.app
Rene Anderson & Wesley Hamilton Music/Video player with one way file sync This application allows the user to seamlessly synchronize media files to the android device and play those file without the need for additional apps. Double Twist: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.doubleTwist.androidPlayer

SyncMe : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bv.wifisync

Joshua Byer Macro nutrient Calculator This application allows you to calculate your macronutrient intake for the day, along with providing tips for improvement. [43]



Shayan Vaghei YourMatch This is a dating application using Web API as server to handle moblie application. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.okcupid.okcupid
Andrew Li Travel Speak This app will speak out vocabulary and phrases added by the user to assist communication when travelling abroad. [46]


Wai Kit Liew Traveler's Pal This app tracks, records location data so users can use it to tag their photos or keep a record of their travels https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mendhak.gpslogger
Timothy Ngai Shoot Him App that allot user to shoot at pictures of people he hates or make fun of [51]

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