App Inventor for Android
Build Your Own Apps - No Experience Required!
By Jason Tyler
Publisher: Wiley
Released: April 2011
Pages: 464

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. 

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