Developer Resources

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to develop and distribute useful mobile apps to the UChicago community. Browse the resources below for more information about mobile best practices and UChicago identity.

Join our mobile discussion today by subscribing to mobile_forum@lists.uchicago.edu.

Partnering with the University

If you're considering developing a native application for the University, please contact mobile@uchicago.edu. We'll work with you to incorporate UChicago identity guidelines and advise you on publishing your app.

Privacy

Usability

When creating apps for the University, please apply basic usability guidelines. Some resources for designing or modifying a mobile app are:

Accessibility

All apps should be accessible. Whenever possible, please apply accessibility principles to mobile sites and apps, using the following resources:

Design

To learn more about basic design and development principles for all mobile devices and platforms, see:

Coding

To learn more about mobile coding practices, visit:

Emulators and Simulators

Download simulators to your desktop:

Courses & Books

Additional online courses and books include:

Frequently Asked Questions