Announcing TouchDevelop v3.0 for Windows Phone 8: unified experience, new language features, NFC, speech and tile APIs

The TouchDevelop Team is thrilled to announce a major update of the TouchDevelop app for Windows Phone 8 that brings you: unified experience with the TouchDevelop Web App, new language features, NFC, new speech APIs, new tile APIs. It also comes with a new set of script templates, and a whole new documentation system. We’d like…

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TouchDevelop v3.0 beta for Windows Phone 8

We are looking for adventurous mobile app creators. Do you have a device running the latest Windows Phone 8 operating system? Are you a fan of the TouchDevelop app that enables you to create apps directly ON your mobile device? Do you love to try out the latest apps, and give feedback about what you…

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TouchDevelop: create apps ON iPad, iPhone, Android in addition to PC, Mac, Windows Phone

One month ago we released the Web App Preview of TouchDevelop, the mobile programming environment. Thanks to the feedback you’ve been sending us since then, we were able to greatly expand the list of supported platforms. As of today, the TouchDevelop Web App Preview at touchdevelop.com/app runs on PCs with Internet Explorer 10 or the…

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Announcing TouchDevelop Web App Preview

Today we are announcing the TouchDevelop Web App Preview, available at touchdevelop.com/app: a development environment for mobile and web applications that runs directly in your browser. You can quickly create fun games and useful tools. TouchDevelop’s editor and programming language have been designed for devices with touchscreens, but you can also use a keyboard or…

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Announcing TouchDevelop v2.10: tutorial videos, code synthesis, trace+replay, and more!

The TouchDevelop team is excited to announce a new app update. The growing TouchDevelop team got help over the summer from several awesome interns. You can install the latest version from the Windows Phone Marketplace; you might have to wait a few hours before the latest TouchDevelop version becomes available in your marketplace. Like TouchDevelop on…


Announcing TouchDevelop v2.8: structured datatypes, tags, pages+buttons, better api search, featured screenshots, and more!

After v2.7, which was just bug fixes and updates to the license agreement, the TouchDevelop team (Nikolai Tillmann, Michał Moskal, Peli de Halleux, Manuel Fahndrich, Sebastian Burckhardt) is excited to finally announce shipping v2.8 today: The latest version allows you to define structured datatypes, including tables, indices, decorators, and objects. We have also added the ability…


turn TouchDevelop scripts into apps on the Windows Phone Marketplace

The TouchDevelop app is a great environment to create, share, run and discuss scripts, and if are new to programming, then you might also like that you can read other people’s code — you do everything on your Windows Phone, you do not need a PC. Visit touchdevelop.com to see all the scripts that people…


TouchDevelop book and slides – now available online

Until recently, there wasn’t much documentation available around the TouchDevelop programming environment and language. We reorganized our educational material under touchdevelop.com/learn, and the TouchDevelop team and our friends from Microsoft Research Connections are happy to announce: A book, and slides. Book The book “touchdevelop – programming on a phone”, currently available online at touchdevelop.com/book, has…


TouchDevelop v2.6: enhanced user profiles, libraries, access devices in your home network, and more

Today, the TouchDevelop team is excited to announce the release of the latest app update for Windows Phone 7. Version 2.6 brings enhanced user profiles with pictures, about-me texts, websites, and scores; a redesigned script editor with new events and support to recycle library code; new APIs to access your media at home. As always, we also…

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TouchDevelop v2.5: new tutorial, artwork, forum, and more

Today, the TouchDevelop team releases the latest app update for Windows Phone 7: learn how to play random songs by shaking your phone, integrate picture and sounds from the web, and much more. We fixed several bugs you reported to us, and we also added new APIs. You can install the latest version directly via…

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