Publications

The Design and Implementation of Venbrace, a Text Language for App Inventor

This undergraduate thesis details the design, implementation, and evaluation (through a user study) of Venbrace, a fully-braced textual syntax for App Inventor that aims to improve the usability of the blocks-based programming environment.

Recommended citation: R. Huang. The Design and Implementation of Venbrace, a Text Language for App Inventor (Bachelor’s thesis). Retrieved from https://repository.wellesley.edu/object/ir1232.

A Design for Bidirectional Conversion between Blocks and Text for App Inventor

Poster presented in IEEE Blocks and Beyond Workshop, 2019

This poster presents a preliminary design for Venbrace based on a collection of design principles.

Recommended citation: R. Huang and F. Turbak, “A Design for Bidirectional Conversion between Blocks and Text for App Inventor,” 2019 IEEE Blocks and Beyond Workshop (B&B), Memphis, TN, USA, 2019, pp. 87-89, doi: 10.1109/BB48857.2019.8941197.