Apps: From Concept to Consumer

Apps: From Concept to Consumer

by Josh Gregory




Learn how the first mobile apps were created and find out which apps are making the biggest splash today.

Calling All Innovators series introduces students to careers in science and technology. The complex text allows readers (Grades 5-8) to determine the main idea and explain how it is supported by key details.

In recent years, mobile devices have blown up in a big way. As more and more people have jumped into the smart phone revolution and traded their laptops for tablets, mobile apps have become big business. Readers will see how easy it is to get started creating their own apps and what it takes to score the next big hit on the app stores.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531212363
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Series: Calling All Innovators: A Career for You Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 1150L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 In the Palm of Your Hand 7

Chapter 2 An Avalanche of Apps 21

Chapter 3 Crafting a Career 35

An Interview with User Experience Designer Nick Leonard 42

Chapter 5 Development Days 47

Career Stats 60

Resources 61

Glossary 62

Index 63

About the Author 64

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