Yes, you can create your own apps for Android phones—and it's easy to do. This extraordinary book introduces App Inventor for Android, a powerful visual tool that lets anyone build apps for Android-based devices. Learn the basics of App Inventor with step-by-step instructions for more than a dozen fun projects, such as creating location-aware apps, data storage, and apps that include decision-making logic.
The second half of the book features an Inventor's manual to help you understand the fundamentals of app building and computer science. App Inventor makes an excellent textbook for beginners and experienced developers alike.
- Design games and other apps with 2D graphics and animation
- Create custom multi-media quizzes and study guides
- Create a custom tour of your city, school, or workplace
- Use an Android phone to control a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robot
- Build location-aware apps by working with your phone’s sensors
- Explore apps that incorporate information from the Web
- Learn computer science as you build your apps