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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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Downloading with a QR Code

Previously, we used a QR code to launch the AI2 Companion for testing the app. We use a similar procedure here to create an APK file to be downloaded to your computer.

Return to the Build menu, this time selecting Build, App (Provide QR Code for .apk) as in Figure 12.12.

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Figure 12.12 Select App (Provide QR Code for .apk)

After this step, you will see another progress bar indicating that the program is processing your request. Then a QR code appears onscreen (see Figure 12.13).

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Figure 12.13 App Inventor creates a ...

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