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New to App Inventor? Please try the Beginner Tutorials before proceeding with the tutorials on this page.


These tutorials will help you learn about App Inventor and its various components. You can use use the filter to sort through tutorial topics by simply checking the appropriate boxes and clicking "Filter". To restore the default sorting, click "Reset".
NOTE: The list is sorted to show App Inventor 1 tutorials first. For App Inventor 2 tutorials, use the filter below or go to the main AI2 Tutorials page.
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Hello Purr for App Inventor 2

Hello Purr is the Hello World tutorial for App Inventor. This simple exercise takes you through the very basics of App Inventor. In a very short time you will create a button that has a picture of a cat on it, and then program the button so that when it is clicked a "meow" sound plays. This version of the tutorial is for use with App Inventor 2.

Basic
Hello Purr

Hello Purr is the Hello World tutorial for App Inventor. This simple exercise takes you through the very basics of App Inventor, and should be the first app you build.

Basic
Hello Codi!

Hello Codi is the Hello World tutorial for App Inventor. This simple exercise takes you through the very basics of App Inventor. In a very short time you will create a button that has a picture of a bee on it, and then program the button so that when it is clicked a "buzz" sound plays.

Basic
Google Voice for Texting over Wifi

This guide shows you how to set up a Google Voice account so that your wifi-only device can send and receive texts. The App Inventor texting component is capable of interfacing with Google Voice so that you can create apps that make it possible to text without a phone carrier.

Advanced
Get the Gold for App Inventor 2

By building the Get The Gold App you will get practice with setting visibility, using Clock components and Timers, and detecting collisions in App Inventor. You'll program an application that has a pirate ship whose goal is to collect all the gold on the screen.

Intermediate
Get the Gold

By building the Get The Gold App you will get practice with setting visibility, using Clock components and Timers, and detecting collisions in App Inventor. You'll program an application that has a pirate ship whose goal is to collect all the gold on the screen.

Advanced
Firebase Authentication in App Inventor Using Javascript

This tutorial shows you how to create your own Firebase Authenticator by running javascript code through the WebViewer component.

Advanced
Exploring with Location Sensor in AI2

The location sensor object is used to communicate with the global positioning satellite receiver (GPS) in your phone/tablet. When the LocationSensor communicates with the built-in GPS receiver, the GPS can determine the location of your device.  The sensor can also work with network/wifi location services.  Finding a location using the network uses very different techniques to determine a location. Location means, the device's present latitude and longitude or it can mean your street address.

Advanced
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.

Advanced
Colored Dots

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.

Advanced

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