Thunkable Academy

Thunkable Academy is Thunkable's self-paced learning environment. With videos that cover the basics and best practices to start, and more advanced content coming soon, Thunkable Academy is designed to help you quickly and effectively create your own custom, native mobile applications.

Course 1: How to Build Your First Thunkable App


Build an impressive directory app with Thunkable that will take you from zero to hero in just 30 minutes.


  • Design a two-screen app using Thunkable.

  • Connect a data source to a Thunkable app.

  • Develop the app’s functionality using Thunkable’s no code, drag-and-drop app builder.

Welcome to Thunkable Academy

Millions of creators are turning their ideas into powerful, native, custom mobile apps with Thunkable — all without writing a single line of code! Thunkable Academy is here to guide you on your journey to app creation.

DURATION: 2 minutes

Getting Started with Thunkable

In fewer than five minutes, this platform overview will have you designing and developing a simple app that allows your users to navigate from one screen to another!

DURATION: 6 minutes

How to Design a Thunkable App

There's more to building an app than no code or coding. Your app has to look good, too! In this video, we’ll create the look and feel for our app directly in Thunkable.

DURATION: 5 minutes

How to Connect a Thunkable App to a Data Source

Connecting your Thunkable app to a data source takes it from ordinary to extraordinary! Doing so allows you to build a dynamic app that can update continuously with data stored in Airtable, Google Sheets, Webflow, or a local table.

DURATION: 4 minutes

How to Make a Thunkable App Interactive with Blocks

Having a well-designed app user interface is great, but it’s useless without developing the app’s backend and defining how it should behave. In this video, we’ll hop into the blocks tab to develop the functionality of our app and define its behaviors.

DURATION: 8 minutes

What’s next?

This is just the beginning! We’re already brewing up our next courses. Here’s a sneak peek into upcoming topics:

  • Publishing your app

  • Marketing your app

  • App design best practices

  • … and more!

We’d love to hear from you. What did you think? What do you want to see next?