Make This Your Homepage   •   Bookmark Us   •   Download our Toolbar  
India Education Diary : Eden of Education
HomeAdmissionEdu PolicyScholarshipExamNotificationsCompetitionsExam ResultsEdu Jobs
SEARCH

Learn to create mobile 'Apps', with free online course from IIT Madras
Sunday, August 07, 2016
  Related News
Shri Dwarka Prasad Agarwal Award presented at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Jaipur: The Shri Dwarka Prasad Agarwal Award For Upcoming Hindi Writer was presented at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival this afternoon.
ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival announces the winner of the Kanhaiya Lal Sethia Award for Poetry
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Report by Rashmi Ranjan Parida, Jaipur: To celebrate the expressive art of poetry, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, one of the greatest literary gatherings in the world, today announced the winner of the second Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry.
BBC World Service heads to Jaipur to record The Arts Hour on Tour
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Jaipur: BBC World Service is heading to India to record The Arts Hour on Tour at the world famous Jaipur Literature Festival.
Inauguration of Muthoot M George Excellence Award 2016 distribution & Cash prizes for Karnataka Government Schools
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Bangalore: Muthoot Finance Ltd, India's largest gold loan company's Corporate Social Responsibility wing Muthoot M George Foundation inaugurated it's educational initiative ‘Muthoot M George Excellence Awards distribution 2016’ for 400 government schools in Karnataka.
Human rights, Screenwriting, Memoirs, Economy, Greek Mythology and Brexit just some of the topics Entertaining and Engaging audiences at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival on Day Three
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Report by Rashmi Ranjan Parida, Jaipur: Day three of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival welcomed throngs of visitors through Diggi Palace’s gates eager to hear from authors and speakers on a huge range of subjects and from both here in Rajasthan and India, and around the world.
  Press Releases
Xanax effects
Resort casino



  E-poll

  Article
Work at Vedanta's trauma centre to begin soon
Shashi Tharoor 'new India' Foreign policy, citizen engagement and new media
Chennai: From booking a cab to buying groceries from the comfort of your home, mobile applications, popularly known as ‘Apps’ have become an integral part of our everyday lives. Infact, sky is the limit when it comes to what all one can do with the Apps.
 
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is offering an opportunity to all those with basic programming skills to learn App development in mere 5 weeks. The Institute will be starting a free online course on Introduction to Modern Application Development (IMAD),from5th September 2016, whichwill be open to all. Registration for the course has begun and can be done by visitingwww.imad.tech. The website also has resources required to learn or to brush up required programming basics.
 
Besides being free for everyone, anywhere, the course strives for the right balance between theory & practice by focusing on building an application quickly while also ensuring that it never breaks. Short 20-min course videos will be available online on YouTube and can be at watched anytime. You can take the course even from the comfort of your home. The course will have graded assignments, and a final test to help one remain focused through the course.
 
The course will be broken into 5 modules:
Module (i) will give you an introduction to the Internet, and its common network protocols,
Module (ii) You get to build a basic but complete web application,
Module (iii) Learn the how and why of modelling data for your application using databases,
Module (iv) Learn about performance and how to ensure security for an application, and finally
Module (v) will teach you how to build your own mobile application.   
 
The course will be conducted by Dr. Gaurav Raina, faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Madras, and also a visiting research fellow in the Statistical Laboratory at Cambridge University along with Mr., Tanmai Gopal, CTO (Chief Technology Officer) and co-founder of Hasura, a core technology startup. He is also an alumnus of IIT Madras from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.           
 
Talking about the motivation of the instructors for giving such a course, Professor Raina says,“Our larger objective is to get the youth excited about technology, and about building solutions for both local and global problems. The course will teach students some of the technology skills that are integral to the modern digital economy”.
 
Mr.Gopal added by saying, “In this new space of application/web development almost everyone is self-taught because the technical underpinnings are not taught anywhere, and universities are yet to catch up. Our motivation is to address this gap. In the true spirit of education, we want to address the hardest challenges that people face in this field - getting started on a solid foundation”.
 
This course will help in developing skills crucial to someone wanting to develop apps and get started on their own. It is aimed at equipping one with the ingredients to get started with an idea. There is also the tangible benefit of internships at some of the top tech startups/companies in India such as ChargeBee, CloudCherry Analytics, PickYourTrail, SolverMinds, USP Studios, and Playfiks who have tied up to provide interview opportunities to students who complete the course.   
 
In addition, an examination (optional) will be conducted on completion of the courseand on successfully clearing it, one can obtain a certification from IIT Madras.
Advertisement


 
Type of studies Edu Bodies Career Options/counseling Exam result/alert Others
  Medical
  Engineering
  Computer
  Law
  Humanities
  Statutory Bodies
  IIMs
IITs IITs
  Universities
  Boarding school
  Career Options
  Career Counselling
  Coaching
  Interview tips
  Resume Making
  Scholarship
  Exam result
  Exam Alert
  Admission
  Notifications
  Top colleges
  Top universities
  Kids Corner
  Schools
  Tender
IndiaEducationDiary Search

India Education Diary | Admission | Edu Tender | Scholarship | Exam | Notifications | Competitions | Exam Results | Edu Jobs
| About Us | Mission | Advertise with us | Contact Us | Feed Back |
2006-07 All rights reserved worldwide by www.indiaeducationdiary.com
India Education Diary