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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 32 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...


Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

2 hours to complete

Introduction of MIT App Inventor

5 videos (Total 10 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
5 videos
Course Introduction2m
Unit 1 Intro Hello World1m
Introduction to App Inventor1m
Hello World App2m
5 readings
Introduction to App Inventor10m
Android Application10m
Adding Component & Button Component10m
Component Property10m
Label Component10m
5 practice exercises
Project creation question2m
Add component quiz2m
Component Property Question2m
Homework 128m
Quiz 120m
3 hours to complete

Application Coding

3 videos (Total 2 min), 10 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Android Emulator1m
Create APK30s
10 readings
Introduction to Code Blocks10m
Event Handler10m
Code Deletion10m
Method Call10m
Property Getter and Setter10m
Built-In Text Code Block10m
Application Testing10m
Using Emulator10m
Testing HelloWorld Project10m
Project Sharing10m
4 practice exercises
Code Block Question2m
Property and Text Code Block Question4m
Homework 230m
Quiz 220m
3 hours to complete

Programming Basics & Dialog

5 videos (Total 8 min), 9 readings, 5 quizzes
5 videos
Boolean Values1m
Logical Operators2m
9 readings
Math Code Blocks10m
Evaluation Order10m
Formatting Number10m
Notifier Component & Starting UsingMath Project10m
Choice Dialog & Starting UsingIfThen Project10m
Boolean Value & Canceling Dialog10m
if-then Code & Logic Code Blocks10m
else-if socket10m
5 practice exercises
Using Math Code Blocks Question2m
Using if-then-else code question2m
Homework 330m
Quiz 320m
Math Quiz App Assignment26m
2 hours to complete

More Programming Basics

6 videos (Total 8 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Duplicate Blocks31s
Collapse Code Blocks37s
6 readings
While Loop10m
Starting Usingloop Project10m
Code Comment10m
Code Duplication10m
Collapsing Code Blocks10m
5 practice exercises
Using While Loop Question2m
Collapsing Code Blocks Question2m
Homework 430m
Quiz 420m
Sequence Calculator Assignment8m
2 hours to complete

Alarm Clock Application

3 videos (Total 7 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes
3 videos
Audio Alarm3m
6 readings
Starting AlarmClock Project10m
TimePicker Component10m
Project Asset10m
Sound Component10m
Clock Component10m
Alarm Clock Coding10m
5 practice exercises
Timepicker Component Question4m
Sound Component Question2m
Clock component question2m
Homework 530m
Quiz 520m
2 hours to complete

Audio & Video

4 videos (Total 6 min), 8 readings, 6 quizzes
4 videos
Music Alarm2m
Radio Alarm50s
Video Alarm1m
8 readings
Media Source Specification10m
Player Component10m
Starting MusicAlarmClock Project10m
Starting RadioAlarmClock Project10m
VideoPlayer Component10m
Starting VideoAlarmClock Project10m
6 practice exercises
Audio Question2m
Video Question2m
Player Component Question2m
VideoPlayer Component Question2m
Homework 630m
Quiz 620m
3 hours to complete

Drawing Application

5 videos (Total 8 min), 9 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Text Box53s
Drawing Canvas3m
9 readings
Spinner Component10m
Slider Component10m
TextBox Component10m
Canvas Component10m
Component Layout10m
Starting DrawingApp Project10m
Handling Slider's Selection10m
Canvas touching & Color code block10m
Canvas Drawing10m
7 practice exercises
Spinner Component Question2m
Slider Component Question2m
Textbox Component Question2m
Canvas Component Question2m
Component Layout Question2m
Homework 730m
Quiz 720m
1 hour to complete


2 videos (Total 3 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Notebook Project2m
3 readings
File and Its Formats10m
File Component & App Inventor Storage Structure10m
Notebook Project10m
1 practice exercise
Homework 818m
3 hours to complete


5 videos (Total 9 min), 10 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Random Numbers1m
Random Real Numbers36s
Accelerometer and Shaking1m
Dolphin Game4m
10 readings
ImageSprite Component10m
Random Number10m
Device Shaking and Vibration10m
Starting Superdolphin Project & Game Assets10m
Application Interface10m
Using Clock, Sound and File Components10m
Game Score & Game Start10m
Random Dolphin Appearance10m
Touching Dolphin10m
Stopping Game10m
6 practice exercises
ImageSprite Component Question2m
Random Number Question2m
Device Shaking and Vibration Question2m
Number Matching Game Assignment14m
Homework 920m
Quiz 916m
1 hour to complete

Device Location

3 videos (Total 6 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Device Location1m
Lost and Found3m
4 readings
Location Information10m
LocationSensor Component10m
Starting LostFound Project10m
Application Location Input10m
2 practice exercises
Homework 1020m
Quiz 1020m
1 hour to complete

Web Browsing

2 videos (Total 2 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
3 readings
WebViewer Component10m
Google Maps10m
Finishing LostFound Project10m
3 practice exercises
Webviewer Component Question2m
Google Maps Question2m
Homework 1114m
2 hours to complete

Final Exam

3 quizzes
3 practice exercises
Tic-Tac-Toe Game40m
Nyan Cat Game40m
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Top Reviews

By ALFeb 10th 2019

Very good course for those who are just learning App Inventor. Thank you!

By MBOct 6th 2018

lecturer is awesome . method of teaching is amazing



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Computer Science and Engineering

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