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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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The MIT App Inventor Site

MIT App Inventor lives on the Web, just like other online productivity tools such as Gmail and Google Drive. You do not need to download any software or save work to your hard drive before you use App Inventor (see Figure 2.1).

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Figure 2.1 The Designer interface in MIT App Inventor.

The choice of web browser is very important; the App Inventor team recommends using Google Chrome or Firefox. Choosing a different browser, such as Internet Explorer, could result in errors or other complications when working with App Inventor.

Exploring the App Inventor site is a good way to get a feel for what is available. To begin, ...

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