Google is known to roll out some realy kool applications and some realy useful applications!! like the google skymap and many others!But this time google has released an app which is both kool and very useful!!The google android app inventor!!
The guys who own android phones but always wanted to create apps for themselves but couldnt,well this app is just for your!!This application helps you create your own application using blocks and designing,directly from the web browser!!how kool is that!!
Its not necessory to bcome a developer or a know coding to use the app inventor!!you can design how the app looks and use blocks to specify the behaviour of the apps!
You can find blocks for almmost everything you can do on an android phone!!you can build apps using the gps,track ball,motion sensing,using social networks like twitter,etc!!
This block editor in this application uses the open block java library for creating the visual blocks.The compiler that translates the visual blocks language for implemetation on android phones uses the kawa language framework!!
If you wanna develope applications using the app inventor then you need to fill out a form and wait for the reply from google labs!!u can fill the form here:
Though this app is mainly a web app, you can also use it on your android phone: heres how!
The phone has to be connected to the computer via the u.s.b and the browser should be running to use the appklication on your android phone!!
before you connect your phone to the computer there are sme setting changes which has to be done!!:-
- go to settings,then applications
- the unknown sources boc should be checked
- then go to the development option on the screen
- the usb debugging and stay awake option should be checked.
- go to sound and display option on the main settings screeen
- uncheck the orientation option.
make sure that the phone is in the unlocked state and able to recieve calls and open apps!! then connect it to the computer using the usb cable!
then use the connect to phone option on the website and then proceed with the project by clicking on the project option.You are now ready to create your own applications!
you can get more info about this by going to:
Well thats all about the android app inventor!!
I have filled the form for the app inventor have you??? if not then hurry!!
Witht this new application it is sure that within a few months android applications will surpass the applications for iphones!! The android applications which are at about 70,000 (source:androlib)will increase more faster than before, due to the introduction of the app inventor .it was proved that google loves its developers in the google i/o now they want all the android users to become developers!! how great is google!!