Google App Inventor is one of the best platforms to develop high quality Android applications. Even one with minimum programming knowledge can use this software to develop an app.
There are many individuals from common walk of life, not necessarily an app developer, who have immense interest in developing their won iPhone app. Such people often dig up the search engine looking for online guidance and help for App development. For the convince of those aspiring iPhone app developers, Google App Inventor is like the secret weapon that allows creation of high quality and High Functionality Android Applications. This article delivers a quick guide towards the methodology of Developing Android Apps with Google App Inventor.
Google App Inventor has three parts: design tool, ac market the blocks editor, and finally configuration of phone.
Level 1: The user first has to go the settings of his iPhone and click Applications. Out of the available options in the page, the user first needs to click Unknown Sources and then development. By clicking on unknown sources, the user allows the Blocks Editor of Google app inventor to get downloaded and connected with the phone for testing purposes.
Level 3: On clicking Development option the page opens with three options “USB Debugging”, “Stay Awake” and “allow Mock Location”. From here, the user needs to click on the first two options. With this, the phone gets configured with the programming tools of Google App Inventor.
Level 4: Now the user can work on Google App inventor. First step is to sign into Google App Inventor and install the Block Editor. Block Editor is a Java application, which gives the user the ability to modify the behavior of the “blocks” created by him in design mode. Also, as mentioned above, Block Editor allows the app inventor to communicate directly the phone.
Level 5: After signing, the user can work with the designing tools. The user can start his new project by selecting” New”. But, basically he needs to have a proper idea for his application; accordingly, he can use the designing tools.
Level 6: Understating App Inventor
The software has a set of Designing Tools, which will appear on the left, whereas the design area will appear in the center. Each single design area, which is called as a “form” represents one screen. The user can develop multiple screens for a single app and can connect those by including the navigation option.
The user can drag image, text or any component into the designing screen, his selected components will get visible on the right side under Components. Then, there is a “Properties” section, under which one can modify the component, and also can view the initial display properties.
Level 7: Working with Block Editor
Blocks editor allows the modification of design properties can be modified. In block editor, everything is visual and there involves no coding, so just by handling the software once or twice, the user will be able to use the its tools. However, working with block editor requires careful consideration of every possibility. Then, in the designing tool, there is a navigation bar in the left side that allows the user to access everything that Android provides, such as sensors, contact list, video players and much more.
Conclusion : Aforementioned tips are helpful enough just to start up with the process of app development. However, the practical experience of doing the job is very different, and can be best understood only after practically doing it. So any user, who is interested at app development can sign into Google App Developer and get started.