The First App Inventor Book is Here!

The first App Inventor book is here! App Inventor: Create Your Own Android Apps is now available in paperback and electronic version at O’Reilly (http://oreil.ly/AppInvBook) and in paperback form at Amazon
(http://www.amazon.com/App-Inventor-David-Wolber/dp/1449397484).

My co-authors are App Inventor creator Hal Abelson and Ellen Spertus and Liz Looney from the App Inventor team. The book has step-by-step tutorials of twelve apps and an “Inventor’s Manual” section that expands on the programming and computer science concepts in the tutorials.

We designed the book to serve as both a how-to guide for mobile app development and a textbook for beginning computer science courses at the university or K-12 level.

If you’ve never programmed but want to learn how to create a mobile app, App Inventor and this book is for you. I’ve been teaching App Inventor to humanities and business students for two years; the book targets a similar audience, explaining things in layperson terms for the absolute beginner.

If you are already a programmer, but want to learn App Inventor, the book provides a comprehensive overview of the language and the environment. You’ll be surprised how quickly you can create apps and the advanced chapters of the book introduce you to advanced topics like connecting apps to the web.

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One Response

  1. Greetings, pls what the price and how can I get a copy in Nigeria ASAP

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