Google’s push for developer support knows no bounds. While they have previously used free phones to encourage developers to work with Android, they are now using an entirely different tactic – making everyone a developer.
How will they go about this? Through the just-announced App Inventor. Already in beta form, the program is designed to allow anyone to create fully functional apps for Android, without any programming whatsoever. Instead of using code, App Inventor allows you to choose from a set of blocks, which includes all the actions you are used to seeing in Android apps. In fact, the description is quick to point out all the things you can do with it: