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Microsoft’s TouchStudio App Gets an Update – A lot More Access

May 2, 2011 1 Comment


Microsoft Research has updated their TouchStudio App on the WP7 Marketplace! now we get access to things like the accelerometer, location, maps, translation services, web search, tile customization, charting, and more. This completely free app is a lot of fun and for developers it has been a cool new tool to help the develop for the platform. You can read the release notes below.


TouchStudio – Release Notes

v1.1.0.0 beta (5/1/2011)

  • Many bug fixes
  • Better auto-completion in expression editor
  • Access to accelerometer, location, maps, translation services, web search,
    tile customization, charting, and more.

Notable new APIs:

  • senses->acceleration quick/smooth/stable: Access to accelerometer
  • locations->*: Access to GPS/geo-coordinates
  • maps->*: Access to Bing maps
  • languages->*: Access to Bing- and Hawaii-based translation services
  • web->search *: Searching the web with Bing
  • tile->*: Configuration of script tile properties
  • math->create number map: charting functionality

Notable API changes:

old API new API
engine->assert time->fail if not
engine->stop time->stop
phone->sleep time->sleep
phone->now time->now
json->get field json->field
json->get boolean json->boolean
json->get number json->number
json->get string json->string
senses->snap camera picture senses->take camera picture
senses->has camerea picture senses->has taken camera picture
senses->camera picture senses->taken camera picture
web->deep zoom link web->link deep zoom
web->hyperlink web->link url
web->image link web->link image



App Info: Script your phone! TouchStudio is a radically new software development environment on the Windows Phone, bringing the excitement of the first programmable personal computers to the phone. Bring your songs and pictures to life, and use the sensors on the phone. You write code by tapping on the screen. TouchStudio comes with many samples that you can tweak.

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    Awesome app. Would be excellent if you could publish these apps to the marketplace too!

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