Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting started with MIT App Inventor 2, part of Learning Simple Android Development Tools.
…Now that we've seen how easy it is to build a Hello World app,…let's go ahead and get your system configured so that you can do the same.…What you need to do is download the App Inventor Helper, and the…reason for that is because you need to be able to run the emulator.…If you're only going to use your Android device, you can go…to the Play Store and download something called the App Inventor Companion.…Which will allow you to actually interact…with the web-based App Inventor over the Internet.…But for now, we're going to go through the process of downloading and…installing the helper, so that you can actually run with the emulator.…
So, we're going to go here to appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/setup-emulator.html.…Now, when we get there, we see this page.…As I said, you need to scroll down through here and pick the…install app inventor software for whichever operating…system makes the most sense for you.…In this case, we're developing this course on a Mac…so we're going to click on instructions for Mac OS X.…
- 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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