TouchDevelop

TouchDevelop
Free
197 reviews
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File weight

2 MB

Last updated

25/08/2014

Version

3.3.0.0

Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • appointments
  • contacts
  • phone identity
  • video and still capture
  • location services
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • microphone
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • push notification service
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • camera
  • gyroscope
  • compass
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • bluetooth
  • maps
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • Proximity
  • speech
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (1)

English (United States)
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Create apps on your phone, share them with other people! Create fun games and automate recurring tasks. You compose programs by tapping on the screen. Query the phone sensors, send web requests, and manage your data in the cloud.

Update v3.3:
- Bug fixes - in particular for back button WP 8.1

Update v3.2:
- New interactive tutorials
- Cloud data makes it easy to share data with other people and across your own devices

Update v3.1:
- Pin to start, enhanced tiles that can cycle through pictures
- Bluetooth support
- Radio support (only available on some phones)
- Debugger, profiler, code coverage, unit tests, crash reporting

Update v3.0: 
- Unified editing and execution environment with the TouchDevelop Web App on http://www.touchdevelop.com --- that means you can edit and run your scripts on other devices in a browser
- Create awesome UIs with pages and boxes
- Authenticate web services with OAuth v2.0
- Access to NFC via the tags singleton
- Use built-in speech engine of Windows Phone
- Export your scripts as apps and submit them to Windows Store and Windows Phone Store
- Upload your own pictures and sounds to use them in your scripts 

Features added in previous updates:
- Access to accelerometer, location, maps, translation services, web search, share on Facebook or Twitter, and more
- Take screenshots, write comments, compete on leaderboards
- Code synthesis: When you search for available commands, just say what you want to do, and TouchDevelop will try to write the script code for you
- Fast game and physics engine
- Get push notifications when someone does something related to your scripts
- Define custom structured data types, objects, tables
- Create and reuse code with libraries
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Reviews

  • by Ian 16/04/2015
    Brilliant, with fantastic support from a team who are constantly improving and developing it. It has developed into a really useful, feature rich environment.
  • by Roadkill 10/04/2015
    Spent 5 hours doing the tutorial for flappy bird, only for the final result to be a sprite falling to the bottom of the screen and the game ending. I'm sure the other features are great but its really for something with a bigger screen, coding is a killer on the eyes as it is, without it being reduced to a 4" screen......
  • by Tony 09/04/2015
    This software is unreliable to say the least. Keeps crashing and either automatically reloads the app or simply closes and returns me to the start screen. Also sometimes I get an out of memory at like 1 error. I am guessing part of the problem is because I am running it on a Lumia 635 that has only 512mb. It is a shame as it could be so much better.
  • by molly 26/03/2015
    Its great! Learned to code. But sometimes when writing, it goes all funny and then the screen goes all weird. HELP!
  • by Scott 08/03/2015
    Lumia 625, Windows 8.1 update. App crashes regularly, sometimes reloading, sometimes just closing. I haven't managed to complete one tutorial, let alone edit a script. Wholly disappointed but 2 stars for the concept and perhaps encourage further development.
  • by September 15/01/2015
    Idea is excellent, but my experience was ruined by occasional weird viewport offset bugs where I suddenly couldn't see half the screen because it had moved outside my phone screen.
  • by Joe 06/12/2014
    This is probably a good app, but I dont know because it doesn't work. It crashes whenever I try to go on a tutorial. Fix it now.
  • by hussain 30/11/2014
    Ammazin area for learn development
  • by Jared 10/11/2014
    Great! Gives great advice, you can make amazing apps. :)
  • by Hammy 16/10/2014
    Fantastic app unlike anything available on any other system, just needs the sound effects disabling by default!