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Simple Android Development Tools
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Simple Android Development Tools

with Michael Lehman

Video: Welcome

Hello, I'm Michael Lehman.
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  1. 2m 52s
    1. Welcome
      46s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      1m 42s
    3. Using the exercise files
      24s
  2. 36m 33s
    1. Elements of an Android app
      5m 13s
    2. Understanding controls
      6m 41s
    3. Understanding sensors, effectors, and storage
      7m 21s
    4. Installing Android Studio
      3m 21s
    5. Installing Android Emulator
      5m 32s
    6. Building a HelloWorld app
      5m 24s
    7. Exploring code-based and no-code alternatives
      3m 1s
  3. 1h 29m
    1. Exploring MIT App Inventor 2
      1m 29s
    2. Building a HelloWorld app
      3m 59s
    3. Getting started with MIT App Inventor 2
      8m 8s
    4. Understanding the Designer
      4m 17s
    5. Exploring the Button control
      5m 17s
    6. Examining additional controls
      7m 47s
    7. Understanding the Blocks Editor
      11m 28s
    8. Testing App Inventor 2 on the Android Emulator
      1m 59s
    9. Testing App Inventor 2 on an Android device
      3m 25s
    10. Reviewing the ColorSpotR app
      6m 14s
    11. Creating the ColorSpotR user interface
      6m 24s
    12. Programming the ColorSpotR logic using the Blocks Editor
      11m 57s
    13. Challenge one: Send a text using button blocks
      2m 34s
    14. Solution one: Send a text using button blocks
      3m 32s
    15. Challenge two: Send a text using a procedure
      3m 15s
    16. Solution two: Send a text using a procedure
      3m 28s
    17. Sharing your App Inventor 2 app
      4m 13s
  4. 42m 1s
    1. Installing Basic4android on Windows
      5m 25s
    2. Building a HelloWorld app
      3m 44s
    3. Creating an Android emulator
      2m 24s
    4. Getting started with Basic4android
      5m 6s
    5. Testing Basic4android on an Android device
      2m 22s
    6. Creating the ColorSpotR user interface
      5m 50s
    7. Programming the ColorSpotR logic in Basic
      12m 8s
    8. Challenge: Take a selfie when you win
      1m 1s
    9. Solution: Take a selfie when you win
      1m 41s
    10. Sharing your Basic4android app
      2m 20s
  5. 7m 0s
    1. Understanding hybrid apps
      1m 38s
    2. Exploring Appy Pie
      57s
    3. Examining Make Me Droid apps
      1m 8s
    4. Looking at AppMakr
      1m 1s
    5. Getting in touch with TouchDevelop
      1m 5s
    6. Surveying the remaining options
      1m 11s
  6. 1m 43s
    1. Next steps
      1m 43s

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Simple Android Development Tools
2h 59m Beginner Jun 27, 2014

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Creating an app for Android doesn't require a full-blown integrated development environment. There are several simple, easy-to-learn and easy-to-use tools that make programming Android apps a breeze. Michael Lehman introduces MIT App Inventor 2, Basic4android, and a few other entry-level development environments to build your own app. He'll show how to test apps on an Android emulator or directly on your phone or tablet, and demonstrate tools for building hybrid apps that run on Android, Windows Phone, and iOS devices, as well as straight on the web. Start building your first app with these simple tools today.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the elements of an Android app, such as controls, sensors, effectors, and storage
  • Exploring MIT App Inventor 2
  • Getting started with Basic4android
  • Building simple apps
  • Testing apps on Android emulators and devices
  • Sharing apps
  • Creating hybrid apps with Appy Pie, Make Me Droid, and AppMakr
Subjects:
Developer Programming Languages
Software:
Android MIT AppInventor Software Creator App Builder
Author:
Michael Lehman

Welcome

Hello, I'm Michael Lehman. And welcome to Simple Android Development Tools. In this course, you're going to learn how you can build an android app. Anything from a productivity app to a game and more. You'll learn how to use easy to learn, and easy to use development tools. Like MIT app inventor two, and basic for Android. You'll be able to run your apps on an Android emulator or your Android phone or Android tablet. And you'll also learn how to use hybrid app building tools that will allow you to build a brand promoting app that runs not only on Android but iOS, Windows Phone, and on the Web.

So roll up your sleeves, and let's get started learning how easy it is to build an Android app using the Simple Android Development Tools.

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