More than 1.5 million mobile apps with around 16 million monthly active users have been created on Thunkable, a platform that grew out of MIT. The apps were designed to do things like educate, entertain, and turn a profit — and they were all built without writing a single line of code.
That’s because Thunkable offers an intuitive drag-and-drop system that allows noncoders to build robust mobile apps that work across Apple and Android devices. The company’s tools allow anyone to build professional-grade apps, and the results prove developers aren’t the only people with great ideas.
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AppInventor.org — an educational site for people with no coding experience seeking to create mobile apps — was voted one of the Best Websites for Teaching and Learning, by the American Association of School Libraries.
Winning sites foster qualities of creativity, innovation, collaboration and active participation. Websites must possess tools and resources offered in categories of digital storytelling, social networking and communications, managing and organizing, curriculum collaboration and content resources.
AppInventor.org was founded by computer science Professor David Wolber. It’s used globally and its website reaches approximately 60,000 unique users per month. The website provides teaching materials based on the App Inventor language created by Hal Abelson and others at MIT.
Stay tune to Professor David Wolber’s next project –Drag and Drop Code using Thunkable! Coming soon right here…