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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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Creating a New Project

Log in to the MIT App Inventor 2 site and click the Projects tab to start a new project.

A box appears requesting a project name. Type Speak into the box and press the OK button.

App Inventor has some specific naming requirements: Project names must start with a letter and can contain only letters, numbers, and underscores. In addition, you cannot have a space between two words.

After you enter the name of a project, you are taken to the Designer screen. This screen is the first of two core areas where you do the design work of building apps, creating the apps’ look and feel. The second area is the Blocks Editor (accessed through the Blocks button at the top right), where you add the commands to perform the apps’ tasks. ...

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