App Recommendation


Software

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Scratch

 

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Tuan Tran

Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community  

Kodu

 

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Andy Ngo

Kodu is a new visual programming language made specifically for creating games. It is designed to be accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone. The visual nature of the language allows for rapid design iteration using only an Xbox game controller for input (mouse/keyboard input is also supported).  

MGWU

 

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Phuc Nguyen

Make Games With Us allows you to design, code & ship your own original iPhone game.

 

Hopscotch

An iPad programming language that teaches kids to code using simple, intuitive building blocks. Kids can make games, animations and programs in this colorful, interactive environment.

 
 

TouchDevelop

 

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David Singer

TouchDevelop lets you create apps on iPad, iPhone, Android, PC,Mac, Windows Phone. Our touch-friendly editor makes coding fun, even on your phone or tablet.  

Looking_Glass

 

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Christopher Victa

Looking Glass enables users to program 3D animated stories. It uses a drag and drop programming interface to make coding easier to pick up and to reduce potential errors. Using Looking Glass, novice programmers can pick up key programming concepts like parallel actions, iterations, conditionals, and object-oriented code.