Building a Mobile App : Design and Program Your Own App!
App building can get pretty complicated, but it doesn't have to start out that way. Start small to pick up the basics quickly, and you'll be coding in no time! This book helps you get started quickly and easily, with a focus on fun.
Build your own Android mobile apps using a free online platform!
Code everything yourself, including buttons, screens, and interactions!
Build an app that lets you draw on pictures you take!
Create a simple, interactive game you can share with your friends!
Adults all over the world turn to For Dummies books for clear instruction with a sense of humor; the Dummies Junior books bring that same "learning is fun" attitude to kids, with projects designed specifically for a kid's interests, needs, and skill level. Building a Mobile App gets kids coding quickly, with fun projects they'll be happy to show off!
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 145 x 215 x 6mm | 182g
- 27 Mar 2017
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- New York, United States
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Have you ever wanted to build your own smartphone app? Now you can! The projects in this book will teach you how to create your own Android-based apps and games. All you need is a computer, the Internet, and an AppInventor account and you can get started. My First Simple App--Learn app building basics such as creating buttons, sizing for different screens, and programming simple interactions. Showing Off Your Artistic Skills--Build a photo-editing app that lets you draw on pictures you take with your phone. Becoming a Game Maker--Create a fun, interactive game that you can send to your friends!
Hardware - PC with internet connection running Windows(R) 7 or higher or Mac with Internet connection running Mac(R) OS X(R) 10.7 or higher or Android based tablet or smartphone
Software - AppInventor - sign up for free at appinventor.mit.edu
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