Build your own Android Apps – piece by piece!
App Investor for Android is a complete, hands-on –guide to creating your own apps with Google’s App Inventor –a powerful tool that allows even non-programmers to create mobile applications for Android-powered devices. Inside, you will learn programming and mobile OS concepts while creating fully functional, useful, and fun applications for the Android platform.
Using App Inventor’s drag-and-drop interface, you will create apps that take advantage of Android device features including the accelerometer, GPS, messaging, contacts, the Web, and more.
Insider you will learn how to
Set up App Inventor and connect your phone or emulator
Use the App Inventor Designer to create your app’s look and feel
Work with the App Inventor Blocks Editor to ass functionality to your app
Build a chat client using App Inventor’s Bluetooth capability
Create your own games
Design your own Twitter app
App Inventor for Android shows you to create fully-functional apps that you can build, download, and use on your Android phone right away. Best of all, the apps come with complete source blocks, fully explained in easy-to-understand terms, which you can customize or use as a model for building your own Android applications.
Please visit www.wiley.com/go/appinventorandroid to download project files.