Android Development for Beginners 12

In this video I’ll focus on creating App Inventor interfaces. I’ll take the vector art I made in the last tutorial and convert it into a App Inventor interface. I create regular non-App Inventor interfaces in pretty much exactly the same way. Here is the original vector art I created. Here is the...

Samsung Smart App Challenge 2013

Last year I did a big promotion for the Samsung Smart App challenge, so I thought it would be fun to take a look at who won and why they won. The main goal of those developers that participated was to develop apps specifically for the S4 device, but also to incorporate the Samsung Chord capabilities into...

Android Development for Beginners 11

In this part of my App Inventor tutorial I will start covering Android interface design. I want the weather app we have been creating in parts 9 and 10 of this series to look very nice. Here I’ll show you how I created the layout and I’ll also walk you through the techniques needed to draw all of...

Spicy Bean Curd Recipe

Here is my Spicy Bean Curd Recipe. I love this recipe because it doesn’t lose its wonderful flavor as you increase the heat in the dish. I also love it because it can be made in 10 minutes and it has many flavors and textures you don’t find in most meals. The Bean Curd (Tofu) is delicate and yet...

Android Development for Beginners 10

In this tutorial I’ll walk you step-by-step through the process of using App Inventor to Parse JSON data. You have to watch the last tutorial to understand this one. I’ll pull JSON weather data from Weather.gov and show how App Inventor organizes that data. I’ll then pull in specific data...

Android Development for Beginners 9

This is the first video in a series in which we will make a professional weather app for Android. In this video I will show how to parse JSON Data with App Inventor. I also cover the App Inventor Web component, using Location Sensor, converting JSON data into an App Inventor List and much more. I pull all...

Green Curry Eggplant Recipe

In this video I present my Green Curry Eggplant Recipe. This is a very spicy recipe if you get a nice and spicy jalapeƱo. I loved this recipe so much that I had to find alternative ingredients that were available to me year round. I’m sure this video will get some laughs because I have so many people...

Android Development for Beginners 8

In this part of my tutorial I’ll show you how to make an Android toolbar and then show how to switch between screens in App Inventor. We’ll finish up the icons we made in the previous tutorial. You can download them here. Then I’ll shrink them to size in Photoshop. Then we’ll put the...

Android Development for Beginners 7

In this tutorial I’ll show you most of what you need to know for drawing Android buttons for your interfaces. I’ll be using a free program called Inkscape to draw 6 buttons. I did my best to cover all of the most common techniques you will need in this one tutorial. If you want to know more about...

Cheese Polenta Recipe

I have received numerous requests to make more cooking recipes so to day I’ll show you my cheese polenta recipe with mushroom sauce! I absolutely love delicious food that I can make quickly. It took me under 13 minutes to make everything you see in this video. Minus the 1 hour soaking time for the...

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