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Hack Day Tutorial 2: PaintPot (Events/Variables & Camera)

In this tutorial, students will practice event-driven programming and learn how to use the camera feature in App Inventor.

In this tutorial, you will create an app that allows the user to draw lines and dots of various colors on the screen.

To earn the PaintPot badge, get started building your app following the tutorial instructions you printed out (see "Hack Day information" task to download these instructions). Post your questions and customization ideas below. When you are finished, post a comment and upload an image of your finished app!

Computer Science Concepts Taught in This Lesson:

  • events
  • variables
  • camera
  • pair programming

Task Discussion