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Discussion in 'Android App Developers' started by CoolBreeze, Jul 13, 2010.

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    For anyone who is interested in creating applications for Android. This may be just for you and applies to both programmers and non-programmers a like.

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    chevycam94 Steel Droid ROM Developer Developer

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    I signed up for it last week, and havent heard anything back. How are they planning on distributing the app? I understand its beta, but is this limited to only "select, special" people they choose?
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    chevycam94 Steel Droid ROM Developer Developer

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    Nobody checks this section? Any idea how often Google opens the site up to certain people? (Would like to know if I got "accepted" or not)
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    I signed up last week, no word yet
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    And HAD also ran a story a few weeks back that suggested Android needed severe improvement for things like Folders which it has always had... The tutorials on googles site are better...

    Developer Resources | Android Developers
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    No word here either:icon_eek:
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    I haven't heard anything either.. I wish they would hurry.. I wanna be first to market with my idea... I'm gonna be rich :icon_ banana: lmao
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    Ahh... that idea.
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    ...promise it doesn't involve "Sexy Car Girls" or something.... then again... I.. could.. probably work that in... hmmmmm.. too bad I don't know any oriental women...
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    I got an invite 3-4 days ago...

    Going to play with it when i get back :)

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    I hope I can get my idea out

    I signed up for the app inventor. I do not know anything about developing apps. but I do have ideas that is sure to be useful.

    Now to do some research on developing apps 101.
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    I received my invite last week haven't had a chance to play for more than a couple minutes
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    For those that already received their invites -- about how long ago did you sign up, and did you do anything special like indicate you were an educator that would be developing curriculum using the tool?

    I think I signed up a week or two ago. I don't have any notion that I'll get access any time soon as the message I received upon signing up was:

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    I'm in (got my invite a week ago) & it is kinda cool. SUPER limited compared to the SDK, of course that is to be expected


    I signed up whenever it was first announced
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    still waiting

    Its been a little over a week for me now. I was looking forward to creating apps for myself for bragging rights...LOL and to share with the world if they are worth it.
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    I am kind of interested to know if this App Inventor idea even really works. Anyone sign up with a random Google account, and want to share with me the login for a couple days, so I can see if its worth it? PM me only, dont post publicly of course.

    I have a few apps that I know people would REALLY use, and have the whole app planned and written out on multiple sheets of paper, but I need a way to test to see if the apps are even able to be made this way. I dont want to learn full Java, just want to get the apps made, and start from there.
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    Low and behold, not 10 minutes after I made the post above, did I get the invite from Google! What great timing! lol I checked it out a little, and its not bad, limited, but not bad. Ill cook up a test app, and try to release it here, and see what people think. :-D
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    ok, so I'll make another post in this thread, wait ten minutes and check gmail to hopefully see my invite in there.

    If you really believe in your app and are stuck on the coding part, check out vworker.com where you can put your project out for bid.

    eg: Search for Work


    edit: 10 minutes, no email. hmmph.
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    I applied a month ago and have yet to get my invite. Has anyone else had this problem?