David Wolber is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of San Francisco and the author of App Inventor: Create your own Android apps along with Hal Abelson, Ellen Spertus and Liz Looney from the App Inventor team. David teaches App Inventor in his “Computing, Mobile Apps, and the Web” course at USF. The apps created by his students– mostly humanities and business majors with no prior programming experience–have been chronicled in Wired, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Tech Crunch, Fortune.CNN.com, and Yahoo news.
David began teaching App Inventor as part of Google’s 2009 pilot program involving ten universities. In 2010, he received a grant from Google to work with the App Inventor team and authored the advanced tutorials that appear on the App Inventor site.