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Questions tagged [app-inventor]

App Inventor is an application development environment originally developed for Android mobile devices. Use this tag for questions relating to the educational uses of App Inventor, not for technical discussions of the environment.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Teaching Block-coding Languages Such As MIT's App Inventor?

I'm thinking about teaching App Inventor to students who have just begun their adventures in the programming field. MIT's App Inventor is based on block-coding, where the user designs the UI and then ...
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Placement of App Inventor in high school CS curriculum

Over the past couple days I've had my first opportunity to dive into App Inventor. It has quite frankly blown my mind. I had always (mistakenly) grouped it with Scratch, Snap!, etc. as "just another ...