How to Build an App (1 of 3)

Life skills15 mins£3

Key takeaways
Build confidence with coding practical applications.
Learn important coding concepts through block-based programming.
Learn the process of making and distributing apps.
Jez WhitworthHost: Together with a background in software development and his teaching experience, Jez is able to create innovative and exciting approaches to deliver fun and creative lessons for all ages and abilities. He is Head of Computer Science at a special needs school and is the founder of First Coding which offers creative coding courses in and around the Salisbury area.

This is a series of three classes suitable for students who would like an introduction into app building for Android devices. Students will work towards building their own Random Ideas Generator whilst learning important concepts of coding at a fun and relaxed pace. The final lesson will also cover how you can submit your app to the Google Play app store.

In this first class, students will be introduced to the App Inventor. App Inventor will be used throughout the lessons. It is free to use but requires a Gmail email address to log on. Join Jez today to get started with the App Inventor and begin your app building journey. 

Next in the Series: How to Build an App (2 of 3)


Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

For all budding App Inventors with an interest in Computing and Design.  

Class requirements:

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

App Inventor will be used throughout the lessons. It is free to use but requires a Gmail email address to log on.

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