I love thunkable X’s layout design and features, but It feels like a downgrade from thunkable classic. Where is admob? I refuse to use thunkable X until they add at least admob, non the less extensions. The thing that made (in my opinion) thunkable classic so amazing was the community additions. If you go to Index of Available Extensions you can see all of the amazing extensions the community has made for the platform. Thunkable X is trying to hog all of the features. Give us, the community a role in this.
The fewer users will use Thunkable X, the slower and longer it will develop to a stable version. But this is the right of every user to use or not use it, to report or not about bugs in its work.
So you want them to add features and new components a day. It takes a lot of time developing something.
For me Thunkable X it’s the right one and i like it. Maybe in future the developers will add more components (I hope…)
In my view thunkable x is the worst of what they offer, i used to work on thunkable classic and will continue to do so, i am also learning working on android studio so i can move to that but will never use thunkable x its really confusing with lack of essential features.
But i love the thunkable community because they are very active and always help each other. It is the only thing apart from continue support of thunkable classic have made me stick to this platform.
Hi, what is the problem.
No one has to use thunkable X.
But for people building apps for both platforms IOS and Android it is the ONLY development environment.
It is a brilliant and easy to use tool for cross platform development!
The initial versions of any platform lacks many features. More and more features and bugs are solved in subsequent versions. Ever seen the first version of app inventor/eclipse ?
I feel Thunkable is doing very good progress. And it’s a matter of time when all the features are available.
I absolutely agree with your opinion.
Thunkable X is really great !!
there are lot’s of things to say that thunkable X is the worst
- No extension adding component
- API level is 26
- 48 errors & 32 crashes 4 ANRs
- more & more…
I am a community member, too. Few weeks ago, I had similar thoughts. May I lead you to another thread, where I wanted to collect all these ideas of you:
I would be great to have comments from you in the thread, I linked above.
I agree with you that Thunkable X could only be made under iOS. But you forget that the root of the problem is in Apple itself. This company does not want its devices to be programmed by anyone who decides, as in the case of Android. Apple is doing everything possible to make it as difficult as possible to complicate the development of applications to third-party people. And I have reason to think that Apple simply will not let Thunkable X implement everything we want.
Hi peaple, 2 considerations :
- Android x IOS - The “Game of Phones” : Dont use Thunkable X focusing your app to Android Driven Apps. Use Thunkable X having the both OS systems (iOS and Android) in mind. They are very diferent in so many aspects, and your app must have the same behavior in both. Unlike this, native development for each one is the only way.
- Apple “God of phones” : I have 3 apps published in apple, i Know well what it means. The development focus have been change.A few year ago, the manufacturer rules the game.Now, the user rules the game. Will survive who propitiate the best user experience. Apple will loose so much sales if dont think about it.
Now i have the advise that thunkable inserts their logo as a splashscreen in our apps.
So, forget thunkable for professional apps.
Really its not necessary to Thunkable to be known as the best platform of the ages.
That’s already possible in Android Studio, and that is literally how you design UI in XCode.
Features like “instant run” takes 5 seconds or so, to test the app instantly on your phone.
Personally, not to be offensive, I can’t consider you an experienced developer as far as I have read your post.
Well, if you don’t have enough skills to code the program yourself, this is the best approach to advertise the platform to others, this also shows what kind of cool apps you have made with the platform.
Sorry, I know Android Studio and X Code Visual design and be sure, nothng compares thunkable and app inventor.
Sorry, “intant run” is only one step what i means about “tests”. when i said tests i means Unit Tests, Features Test, coding test, coding conpany standards, user interface tests, API level tests, It takes weeks. Running only “instant tests” is not professional.