Help! I need understand why mit app no opening the books editor?
Thanks!

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Playing around currently with Google Apps Script... very nice stuff...
https://developers.google.com/apps-script/

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Javascript/HTML5 is a good choice if you are looking for a language to learn.

More and more is happening on web pages, you can do most anything with HTML5 you can do with other languages. Not everything but a lot. Using frameworks you can do even more. Here is Verlet-js.

Check out the various demos. Impressive!

Well just got my new phone, Samsung got there stuff together with Droid. Love it.

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eclipse anyone?

Jeff and I are going to use Eclipse to work on some Android/App Inventor projects. Here is the version of Eclipse

http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/bundle.html

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Intel just released an HTML5 development envirement.

I have not done much with it. Let us know if you give it a try.

http://software.intel.com/en-us/html5

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loading and unloading android apks with the command line

Howdy

I'm working with some developers on App Inventor and we are installing and uninstalling apps/ apk files on our Android devices. There are various ways to install and uninstall an app on Android (side load). Here is some info on using the Android SDK tool adb.

find your adb program (adb.exe on Windows) and use this to install

adb -d install simple.apk

the -d tells adb to install on a device, use -e if you want to install on an emulator.

It will bring up a server if one is not running and install the simple.apk on your device.

To uninstall the apk, you can use

adb shell pm uninstall <class> 
where <class> is the class of the app. Examples of classes are 
  com.jsoft.android.simple
or
  appinventor.ai_username.simple

It runs the program manager in a shell and uninstalls your app.

More info here http://developer.android.com/tools/help/adb.html
and here http://developer.android.com/tools/building/building-cmdline.html

There are other ways to install and uninstall. Let us know if you use some other method.

Gary

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OK I'm trying to get the AI on a computer and when I download the java file, I'm getting this error. Any help would be appreciated. Note: I've tried several times with the same error.


An error occurred while launching/running the application.
Title: App Inventor for Android Blocks Editor
Vendor: MIT Center for Mobile Learning
Category: Download Error

Corrupted JAR file at http://beta.appinventor.mit.edu:80/ode2/webstartfile/v133_d72c6vqyripwgfpf5gdk4g60pc4jdxwae0yj5kemeuk19c6vanu66x20ko8zmi9l9l3deau0xt1elq01us81ki8u6bitcbv89uvxh5onbtvy3ab1fjph97fual8qeiw3wesf35n3k6/BlocksEditor.jar

Ok I'm wondering if I'm doing the right thing. I'm taking a course using python. But now I'm wondering if I should be learning Java? Any advice would be helpful. Thanks again. 
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