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Interface & Applications

This week our group compared different tool options for interface and application programming.


  • Similar to Arduino IDE
  • Includes a variety of libraries with the ability to add others
  • Allows for Serial communications through ports (bluetooth, COM, etc.)
  • Drawing display with a variety of libraries

Processing for Android

  • Extension of processing
  • Allows you to upload Processing programs to Android devices
  • Has almost all the same features and capabilities as traditional Processing

MIT App Inventor

  • Web based IDE
  • Simple Drag-Block Based Code
  • The IDE allows for easy Android app devolopment

Last update: May 19, 2021