About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code QASEMWMOB
Duration 1 Day

This one day conference, delivered by QA's expert trainers will cover about the increasingly powerful role of web and app development and the importance of keeping up-to-date with the new programming languages such as Apple's revolutionary Swift.

The afternoon sessions will discuss the value of User Experience (UX) research and how to promote the major importance of this step as part of any new product design within your organisation.

We will also showcase the business benefits of Xamarin, an innovative new platform that allows you to use Microsoft's C# programming language to build apps using just a single code base, streamlining the App developer lifecycle.

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT Managers, Developers, Team Leaders and Managers with previous programming experience. Please note: that due to the popularity of this free event we can only accept 4 individuals from an organisation.



10.00 - 10:30 - Registration

10:30 - 11.15 - 'The New Normal' - Speaker David Walker

This session will cover the increasingly powerful role of the web and app development and discuss how to future proof your career and workforce. QA will demystify the hottest topics in development such as the Responsive Web, UX & DevOps.

11:15 - 11:45 - Q&A with QA

11:45 - 12:45 - Developing iOS Apps using Swift - Speaker Chris Farrell

Swift is Apple's revolutionary new programming language used for app design which is much more streamlined than its predecessor Objective C. QA will take you through some of the best features in the language and show you how simple it is to build an App.

12:45 - 1:30 - Lunch

1:30 - 2:15 User Experience and Why you Need It - Speaker David Walker

UX Research is now a must have in good product design. When we research our user's values, goals and behaviours we build a better product that truly delights our users. QA will show you some simple techniques to start your UX journey and help you to promote the importance of UX within your organisation.

2:15 - 2:45 - Q&A with QA

2:45 - 3:30 - Multiplatform Development Using Xamarin - Speaker Adrian Jakeman

Maintaining multiple teams to maintain Android & iOS mobile apps is a significant challenge for businesses and developers. Xamarin is a revolutionary platform that allows you to use Microsoft's C# programming language to build apps from a single code base for Android and Apple devices. QA will explore the benefits to you and your organisation that streamline the App developer lifecycle, saving time and money.

3:30 - 4:00 Closing comments and final Q&A


1 Day


This course is authored by QA

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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