Using ListPicker for displaying and selecting from on screen lists

What is ListPicker? ListPicker is a user interface component that makes it easy to display a list of items and have the user make a selection from the list. For example, let’s say we’d like to display six things on the screen and then have the user select an item from the list. For simplicity, … Continue reading Using ListPicker for displaying and selecting from on screen lists

Part 3: Bluetooth communications with 2 Arduino devices, using App Inventor

Please start with “Part 1: Basic Bluetooth communications using App Inventor” to learn how to configure, set up and program an App Inventor app that communicates over Bluetooth between two Android devices. Then, read “How to connect App Inventor apps to Arduino using Bluetooth” before going through this tutorial! If you know nothing about Bluetooth … Continue reading Part 3: Bluetooth communications with 2 Arduino devices, using App Inventor

App Inventor 2 Tutorial Volume 2 is now available at Amazon

Volume 2 of the App Inventor 2 Tutorial is now available at Amazon as an e-book via this link: App Inventor 2 Tutorial Volume 2: Step-by-step: Advanced features including TinyDB.  The e-book will also be available from Google Play shortly. Description MIT App Inventor 2 is a fast and simple way to create custom Android apps … Continue reading App Inventor 2 Tutorial Volume 2 is now available at Amazon

Part 1: Basic Bluetooth communications using App Inventor

This tutorial covers basic App Inventor Bluetooth communications code.   Subsequent tutorials will add additional features. To implement and test this sample code, you need access to two Android devices – one to act as a Bluetooth “server” and the other to act as a “Bluetooth” client. I tested this code using an old LG smart … Continue reading Part 1: Basic Bluetooth communications using App Inventor

App Inventor Books

Help yourself to faster programming by purchasing my App Inventor 2 Guides from any of the following vendors – thank you very much! Detailed descriptions of all the books are below, including Table of Contents and some sample chapters. Where to Buy App Inventor 2 Introduction (Volume 1 e-book) Step-by-step guide to easy Android programming Buy … Continue reading App Inventor Books