Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring MIT App Inventor 2, part of Simple Android Development Tools.
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…The simplest way to develop an application for…an Android device is called MIT App Inventor 2.…App Inventor was first provided by Google, based on some work done at MIT.…Now its being maintained by MIT and it's…in its second version, hence the App Inventor 2.…It includes a visual designer to put your controls on the screen, and a graphic…programmer that allows you to create logic for…your application without having to type any code.…Sometimes you might have to type the name of a variable or the name of an…image file that you want to use, but…everything else is done with point and click.…
Its beyond the scope of this course to do so, but you can actually…use App Inventor with LEGO Mindstorms in…order to use App Inventor to control robots.…It's one of those things that's often done inside classroom environments in which…teachers are teachers are teaching elementary and…high school kids the basics of programming.…Because it's so great to be able to tap a button…on the screen and make a physical device run around the room.…
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Android Development
2. MIT App Inventor 2
4. Web-App-Creation Tools
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