Our students had a possibility to attend a 4 hours workshop about Android AppInventor on Friday, April 14, 2017. The lecturer Dr. Ciril Bohak from the Laboratory for Computer Graphics in Multimedia at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science (University of Ljubljana).
The workshop was aimed at understanding the simple approach to the development of mobile applications. In addition to a personal computer and Android mobile device development requires no additional software or hardware. Such application development is very suitable for beginners, since it is based on a compilation of simple building blocks. The workshop participants learned AppInventor web development environment that allows simple assembly of mobile applications for the Android platform and learn about a different approach to programming by means of assembling simple building blocks. In this way, participants developed a wide variety of simple mobile applications.