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Learning MIT App Inventor: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your Own Android Apps by Mark Sherman, Derek Walter

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Exercises

Google has created an excellent resource for Android developers at developer.android.com. Here are a few areas to explore, to get a better feel for what good Android application design and development looks like (see Figure 1.17).

1. Application design and programming requires creative thinking just as much as reason and logic. Explore the Creative Vision section of the Android developer site: http://developer.android.com/design/get-started/creative-vision.html. Explore what design principles Google is looking for in apps built on the Android platform.

2. This chapter discussed some elements of the user interface, but you can also explore what Google has to say about it: http://developer.android.com/design/get-started/ui-overview.html ...

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