In Pictures: 10 Android apps developers will love

From full-blown IDEs to essential resource utilities, these Android apps bring powerful programming features to phones and tablets

AndroidScript programming IDE AndroidScript is a JavaScript-based app development environment that also lets you use your computer as a remote IDE over Wi-Fi. AndroidScript supports most device capabilities, including GPS, compass, camera, and accelerometer, and it supports both native and HTML5 controls. It can interact with services to send and receive SMS and email, as well as create home page shortcuts.

AndroidScript currently includes about 25 demo programs. Some actually work; a few perform fairly well.

The app includes some documentation. If nothing else, read the section on Layouts so that you aren't completely lost.

The author considers this version beta software. With a little more development, AndroidScript might well become a good learning tool for aspiring programmers.

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