TouchDevelop: End-User Programming on Touchscreens

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http://www.businessinsider.com/the-future-of-mobile-deck-2012-3
mobile devices have more
to offer than your last PC:
touch screen,
high-res camera(s),
WiFi, cellular, bluetooth,
GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope,
compass, ambient light sensor,
proximity sensor, FM tuner, NFC, …
touchdevelop
demo
let’s write some code…
touchdevelop
demo
scripts written by users
UW Hackathon
typed language + semi-structured editor
designed for mobile
all phone features are available
via touchdevelop
script bazaar
programming: a social experience
mobile development environments are
becoming popular on all platforms
only touchdevelop embraces new devices
(touchscreen, editor, language, social)
cloud Integers:
cloud Strings:
tables
indices
tables,
PCs,
giant touch screens,
…
video
touchdevelop is an IDE and runtime for touch devices
embraces new reality
great for teaching/learning, new research opportunities
touchdevelop.com
research.microsoft.com/touchdevelop

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