Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the Blocks Editor, part of Learning Simple Android Development Tools.
…So we've looked at the designer.…We've looked in detail with Button, and…we've looked at some of the other controls.…Now we're going to look at the blocks editor, where you actually…add the logic for your program and make your app do something.…So, let's add a couple of controls in the designer to our viewer.…We'll add a button, we'll come down here and…make the button the full width of the screen.…We'll add a label.…We'll set its font size to 24, so we can see it.…We'll make its width the full width of the screen.…We'll make its alignment centered.…
We'll go to our button, we'll change the text to say 'Tap Me'.…We'll make its font size 24 as well.…We'll make our label have a background color of dark gray and a…text color of white, so we can see it easily, there we go.…And we're also going to add one more thing to our user interface here which…is something that is an invisible component…that we're going to control from the blocks editor.…So we're going to come to user interface, to media and we're going to select sound.…
- 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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