Posted on May 19, 2015 by wolber
App Inventor programmers have been working side-by-side in the cloud together, but they might as well have been using stand-alone software as they couldn’t share their experience. I’m pleased to announce that the App Inventor app gallery is officially launched
as part of MIT App Inventor. Students and developers can now easily share their apps and code blocks and learn from each other. The gallery turns App Inventor into a shared learning community similar to the one which has been so successful in Scratch
. Now all the students, teachers, and developers who were blindly rubbing virtual shoulders can share their apps in a great, collaborative open-source environment.
Click on any app to open it and see its blocks
The gallery was developed by our team in the Democratize Computing Lab (DCL) at the University of San Francisco (the same team that brings you appinventor.org and this blog), working in collaboration with the MIT App Inventor team. Special thanks go to lead developers Bin Lu and Vincent Zhang of USF, as well as mastermind Jeff Schiller of MIT, all of whom put in a long and concerted effort in making the gallery a reality.
The Democratize Computing Lab is generously funded by the W.M. Keck Foundation.
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Posted on August 16, 2011 by wolber
Join me on the web as I discuss the ramifications of Google’s open sourcing and discontinuation of App Inventor, Sept. 2 at 10 am. There will be plenty of time for QA!
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