What is App Inventor?
Creating an App Inventor App begins in your browser where you design how the app will look. Then, like fitting together puzzle pieces, you set your app’s behavior. All the while, through a live connection between your computer and your phone, your app appears on your phone.Learn More >
In the News
Technovation Challenge 2013 brought teams of high school girls from all over the world to pitch their app ideas and business plans before a panel of judges. This year's challenge encouraged girls to develop an app using App Inventor to solve a problem in their local community. News stories, picked up by major media outlets like ABC News and KTVU News in the Bay area, tell the stories of two of the winning regional teams.
Congratulations to 2013 Verizon Innovative App Challenge Winners! The MIT App Inventor team will be sending trainers out to the ten winning schools to help the students use App Inventor to make their app design concepts fully functional.
Centro Superior para la Enseñanza Virtual (CSEV), our partner in the unX initiative, has been awarded the 2013 NMC Center of Excellence Award.
Success with MIT App Inventor
See some of the amazing things that people are doing with App Inventor in the stories below or see a full list here.
Technovation Challenge is the world’s largest and longest-running tech competition in which girls work with MIT App Inventor to design their own mobile apps. This year's challenge “What is a problem in your community for which you could create an app as a solution?” drew submissions from 114 teams of girls from around the world. The EPA Chica Squad from East Palo Alto, CA made it to the top 20 worldwide for their app to clean up trash and graffiti in their community.
Bunny Bolt is an outdoor fitness app developed by a group of Wellesley students that uses the threat of killer bunnies to get kids ages 8-14 outside. Created with App Inventor, the game tracks players as they physically move around capturing virtual escaped magician’s rabbits.