I’m happy for App Inventor. I wish it a long and exciting life. Surely it will have one in schools and computer classes, among other niches.
But for nonprogrammers on their own? Forget it. Android Hype Inventor is more like it.
Any contrary views?
P.S. read the full article, as a not-wannabee programmer he makes some very insightful arguments which resonate for people like me.