Robert Nay, a 14-year-old living in Utah, is the creator of Download our new Android app!

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Robert, an eighth-grader living in Spanish Fork, Utah, used a program called Corona from Ansca Mobile to author the title. Although the tool allows for stacking of code pieces (think Legos), Nay had to author about 3,000 lines of code to make the app work. He’s working on another app, but for now is (smartly) mum on its premise.