Developer: TouchDevelop Gets Updated to 2.2 (TouchStudio)September 15, 2011 No Comments
Microsoft Research has updated their TouchDevelop (TouchStudio) app on the Windows Phone Marketplace to Version 2.2.Â TouchDevelop is aÂ very popular app among developers for allowing you to start creating an app from the app itself. It even has gained some traction among Windows Phone users that are just curious and want to start learning how to develop apps.
We are up to Version 2.2 now and that includes the following new features.
- Tutorial mode that guides you while you create your very first script
- Code editor improvements: Swipe horizontally between actions in action editor, and vertically between statements in calculator; add new statements directly from calculator by tapping under the current expression
- Events! Instead of writing infinite loops, you can now write actions that get invoked when certain external events are triggered
- Many bug fixes
you can get it for free on the WP7 Marketplace.
Script your phone! TouchDevelop 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. TouchDevelop comes with many samples that you can tweak.