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VideoWall for App Inventor 2

The Video Wall app demonstrates how you can control the size of a video playing in an app by using the Video Player component's Width, Height, and FullScreen features. The VideoWall uses media assets (videos stored in the app itself), but you can use the app to display videos from the internet as well.

Intermediate
StockQuotes for App Inventor 2

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Web component to make an app call a web service (Yahoo! Finance) with a simple application programmer interface (API).

Intermediate
Mini Golf: Fling, TouchUp, TouchDown Gestures for App Inventor 2

Mini Golf is an addictive little game app that demonstrates how to use the Fling, TouchUp and TouchDown gestures on Sprites. Hold down the positioning arrows to move the ball to the desired position on the tee, then Tee Off by flinging the ball toward the hole. After a hole is scored, the screen randomly sets up a new hole, providing a unique challenge every time. This tutorial is for App Inventor 2.

Intermediate
Space Invaders

Create a 2-D arcade game for shooting targets --in this case, flying saucers. You'll learn how to animate objects with the Clock.Timer event and react to events like two objects colliding.

Intermediate
No Text While Driving for AI2

Busy driving or in a meeting? Set this app to auto-respond to incoming texts by sending a reply text and also speaking the incoming text out loud.

Intermediate
QuizMe for App Inventor 2

QuizMe is a trivia game about baseball, but you can use it as a template to build quizzes on any topic. This tutorial is especially useful for learning about working with information in Lists. Lists are useful data structures for keeping track of many items of the same type, especially when you want to cycle through those items.

Intermediate
Sharing Component: send files and text with the app of your choice

In this 3-minute video, App Inventor Developer José Dominguez shows you how to use the File Sharing component in App Inventor 2 to share text and/or files from your App Inventor app to any messaging-capable service on your device (e.g. Gmail, Twitter, G+, WhatsApp, Messaging, etc.).

Intermediate
Photo Booth App

This tutorial demonstrates how to develop a Photo Booth app. You’ll build an app that let’s you take pictures, assign pictures to canvases and share pictures via email.

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Intermediate
LEGO ® EV3 Tilt-to-Drive Tutorial

This tutorial lets you make an app that drives around an EV3 LEGO robot by tilting a phone or tablet. Tilting forward makes the bot go forward, back --> back, right --> right, left -->left. A steeper pitch will make the robot drive faster… etc.

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Intermediate
Colored Dots for App Inventor 2

Colored Dots is a simple painting program that uses a second screen to select the paint colors. This tutorial serves as an introduction to creating apps that have multiple screens. This tutorial is for App Inventor 2.

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