O’Reilly Media recently produced the following video, which provides an excellent tour of App Inventor for Android.
Hosting the video are Dr. David Wolber and Courtney Nash. Dr. David Wolber is the Department Chair of Computer Science at the University of San Francisco and Courtney Nash is Head First Editor at O’Reilly Media. Together they provide an overview of how quickly Web-based applications can be created and used.
What’s noteworthy about this introduction to App Inventor is the ease of variable definition, data integration to Amazon.com, and the option of defining APIs during application development. This video and others in the series are worth checking out as they show how quickly programming applications and platforms are progressing in the area of cloud-based data integration.