- D. Wolber, H. Abelson, and M. Friedman, “Democratizing computing with App Inventor,” Mobile Computing and Communications Review, vol. 18, no. 4, pp 53-58, Oct. 2014.
Abstract: MIT App Inventor is a visual blocks language that enables beginners and non-programmers to create apps for their phones and tablets. It has empowered thousands to create software with real-world usefulness, and see themselves as creators rather than only consumers in the mobile computing environment. Educationally, it offers a ”gateway drug” that can help broaden and diversify participation in computing education.
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