Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting in touch with TouchDevelop, part of Learning Simple Android Development Tools.
…And last but not least, we were going to get in…touch with touchdevelop which is a hybrid hybrid app builder.…This builds hybrid apps, meaning that it's apps that run…based on web technology on a variety of different devices.…iPad, iPhone, Android, PC, Windows phone.…And similar to Basic4Android, and similar to App…Inventor, it also allows you to write code.…That comes surprisingly from Microsoft Research.…It's free to use because it uses Microsoft's Cloud services and…it allows you to build any kind of app, including games.…You can find more info by clicking on the More Info…button here, where you can find videos and information about code, handling…events, creating pages, dealing with pictures…and art, accessing cloud date, and…access to the sensors and buttons and so forth on your screen.…
And there's a full-on apiI reference of all the…things you can do with touch develop right here.…Lots and lots and lots of good stuff.…And while this is from Microsoft Reasearch and it's in beta, it…looks like a really interesting late entry in the hybrid app development market.…
- 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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