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Android Apps with App Inventor: The Fast and Easy Way to Build Android Apps by Jörg H. Kloss

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Preface

There could not be a better time than today to start developing Android apps, for many reasons. Most importantly, developing your own apps has never before been easier than it is now with App Inventor. This development tool, which is offered by Google and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and has been available since December 2010, is available free of charge for all to use. With App Inventor, you can develop your own apps, even if you have never programmed before, using a computer or even a smartphone. With App Inventor, you can build both small and really big apps with playful ease by assembling visual building blocks, without having to write a single line of Java code. Yet App Inventor is by no means just a toy: It is an ...

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