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8 Visual Programming Apps for iOS (via @iphoneness)

8 Visual Programming Apps for iOS (via @iphoneness)

8 Visual Programming Apps for iOS (via @iphoneness)

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Tynker: Coding for Kids

Price: 0.0
Version: 4.6.740
Release Date: 2014-03-05T16:18:56Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Tynker is the #1 Kids Coding platform! Over 60 million kids and thousands of schools use Tynker's award-winning curriculum to learn to code! Strengthen your child’s educational foundation with step-by-step tutorials that teach kids coding in a way they enjoy. Your child will learn as they build games and apps, modify Minecraft, program drones, control micro:bit, and even explore STEM. Whether your child loves Minecraft or drones, Tynker offers courses to teach them key programming skills. Learn to code with Tynker! AWARDS *** Parents’ Choice Gold Award *** Academics' Choice Award *** Tillywig Brain Child Award *** Selected for Everyone Can Code program by Apple *** Editor's Choice, Children's Technology Review *** Rated 5 stars for Engagement, Common Sense Media *** Featured by Apple in Education, Kids, and Best New Apps *** Rated “Best for 8-14” by USA Today CODING GAMES • Learn to code by playing puzzles and games • Use block coding to create games, math art, apps, and more • Use loops, conditional statements, functions, and subroutines to find treasure • Learn sequencing and pattern recognition while collecting candy • Switch between block coding and Swift • Learn to program AR, games, and apps • Over 200 starter tutorials included PHYSICAL COMPUTING - NEW! • Program micro:bit using Tynker Blocks • New micro:bit course teaches you all the new blocks MINECRAFT CODING • Design Minecraft skins, items, mobs, and blocks – and then launch them! • Use coding to change mob behaviors and build instant structures CRYSTAL CLASH Battle your friends with code. Write code to cast fireballs, avoid incoming spells, and collect power-ups. Program your bot to win in this new arena game! ROBOTICS PROGRAMMING • Learn to code drones, minidrones, LEGO® WeDo, and more • Program drone flight paths and stunts LEARNING WITH BARBIE™ • Explore 6 careers with Barbie™ “You Can Be Anything” • Use programming to animate characters, create music, and more COMMUNITY CODING EDUCATION • Learn coding with our library of courses and activities • Search millions of community-generated coding projects • Tynker works in conjunction with Apple’s Schoolwork app CODE AT SCHOOL • Teach with the app that’s used in 90,000+ schools • Lesson plans, classroom management, automatic assessment, and more • Add coding to any subject with STEM coding courses • Great for the Hour of Code! Tynker’s coding games teach kids important lessons and skills. Program drones, Minecraft mods, games, and more with Tynker – download now! SUBSCRIPTIONS Subscribe to Tynker to access premium content. Choose between the following auto-renewing subscription options: -Tablet Plan - 11.99 per month or 95.99 per year -Tablet+Web plan – 14.99 per month or 119.99 per year Prices in USD and may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account and will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. To cancel a subscription, disable auto-renewal in your iTunes settings and allow the current period to end. Refunds are not available for unused portions of a subscription per iTunes policy. Terms and Privacy Policy: https://www.tynker.com/privacy What is Tynker? Tynker is a complete learning system for kids to learn to code. Kids begin experimenting with visual blocks, then progress to JavaScript, Swift, and Python as they design games, build apps, and make incredible projects. Computer programming is a 21st century skill that kids can start learning at any age. While coding with Tynker, kids apply critical thinking, pattern recognition, focus, problem solving, debugging, resilience, sequencing, spatial visualization, and algorithmic thinking. The Tynker visual language makes it easy for them to learn and apply concepts like conditional logic, repetition, variables, and functions – the same coding concepts as any mainstream programming language. en-US
Release Notes:
- Bug fixes

Pyonkee

Price: 0.0
Version: 2.23
Release Date: 2014-08-27T04:14:43Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Tired of consuming? Let's enjoy creating! Based on Scratch, Pyonkee provides a real, programming environment, anytime, anywhere! Pyonkee is a new dynamic media for developing various ideas. By combining visual blocks, kids/adults are able to create original games, animations, and stories on their own. Through the programming process, we will learn about logics, productivity, creativity, and collaborations. Pyonkee has been developed from the open-source code of "Scratch 1.4" from MIT Media Lab. Since Pyonkee is fully compatible with Scratch 1.4, millions of existing Scratch projects can be used for reference. Pyonkee's user interface is optimized for touch devices. We do not need cumbersome typing, even a mouse. Just write programs wherever you like. Pyonkee nicely supports pinch-in/out, and font scaling for small devices. Moreover, sound recorder and camera are provided for importing your sounds and pictures into the projects. We can mix various media on Pyonkee and program them. Moreover, you can share your projects via AirDrop, e-mail, iCloud, and other cloud storage services. From the version 2.1, you are able to create programs using various iPad sensors and Mesh network protocol. From the version 2.3, more than 100 instruments are available in sound block. You can even play other synth app's sounds by enabling Virtual MIDI. From the version 2.20, Pyonkee is able to connect to micro:bit. You can get values from various sensors and send analog/digital signals to the pins. By combining the micro:bit with Pyonkee, you can enjoy an even wider world of programming. Dive into the fun of visual programming!
Release Notes:
- Fixed the handling of the arrow keys on the external keyboard in iPadOS 15 - Shift and Command key buttons can now be pressed from the external keyboard

ScratchJr

Price: 0.0
Version: 1.4.14
Release Date: 2014-07-29T07:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) learn important new skills as they program their own interactive stories and games. By snapping together graphical programming blocks, children can make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. In the process, children learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer. They also use math and language in a meaningful and motivating context, supporting the development of early-childhood numeracy and literacy. With ScratchJr, children don’t just learn to code, they code to learn. ScratchJr was inspired by the popular Scratch programming language (http://scratch.mit.edu), used by millions of people (ages 8 and up) around the world. The ScratchJr interface and programming language were redesigned to make them appropriate for younger children’s cognitive, personal, social, and emotional development. ScratchJr is a collaboration between the Lifelong Kindergarten research group at the MIT Media Lab, the Developmental Technologies research group at Tufts University, and the Playful Invention Company. The ScratchJr project has received generous financial support from the National Science Foundation (NSF DRL-1118664), Scratch Foundation, LEGO Foundation, and British Telecommunications. If you enjoy using this free app, please consider making a donation to the Scratch Foundation (www.scratchfoundation.org), a nonprofit organization that provides ongoing support for ScratchJr. We appreciate donations of all sizes, large and small.
Release Notes:
Minor bug fixes.

Lightbot : Programming Puzzles

Developer : SpriteBox LLC
Price: 2.99
Version: 1.6.7
Release Date: 2013-06-19T20:02:43Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Featured by Apple in over 100 countries *Best New Apps and Games* *Best for Learning to Code* *Best in Hot Educational Games* Get kids hooked on coding within minutes! Lightbot is a programming puzzle game- a game whose game mechanics require using programming logic to solve levels. Simply guiding a robot to light up tiles and solve levels using commands, Lightbot cultivates a real understanding of procedures, loops, and conditionals. Educators around the world are choosing to use Lightbot first when introducing their students to programming, coding and Computer Science. Lightbot features 50 levels and 20 challenge stars to collect and is a must-have for puzzle enthusiasts. This version of Lightbot can be played in English, French, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Norwegian, Slovenian, Romanian, Indonesian, German, Polish, Danish, Croatian, Dutch, Slovak, Czech, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Thai, Hindi, Swedish, Finnish and Hungarian! Just hit the associated flag icon on the main screen to select a language. Lightbot features multiple save slots and separate progress tracking for multiple players. Multiple players can advance at their own pace in their own save slot, and also compete on number of levels finished, number of stars collected and number of overall commands used to complete the game. There are NO in-app purchases in Lightbot.
Release Notes:
This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon. Fixed a few minor bugs, including a major crash bug on iPhone 4 in which the game wouldn't start on that device. As always, thank you for supporting Lightbot!

Sphero Edu

Developer : Sphero, Inc.
Price: 0.0
Version: 6.3.6
Release Date: 2015-07-31T10:12:30Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Sphero Edu is your hub to create, contribute, and learn with Sphero robots. Go beyond code by incorporating unique STEAM activities to complete with your bot. Designed for learner progression, Sphero Edu beginners can give robots commands by drawing a path in the app for their robot to follow. Intermediate coders can use Scratch blocks to learn more advanced logic, while pros can use text programming and write their own JavaScript. Sphero Edu is built for makers, learners, educators, and parents. The interactive platform allows you to keep track of your class or group from one easy place. Anyone can save their progress, jump from device to device, and continue the discovery from anywhere. Preparing for the future has never been so fun. SPHERO EDU FEATURES PROGRAMS: Program your bots in 3 ways with Draw, Block, and Text modes. Start with the basics and grow. SENSOR DATA: See location, accelerometer, gyroscope, velocity, and distance sensor data through visual graphs. ACTIVITIES: Program a painting. Navigate a maze. Mimic the solar system. The only limit is your imagination. TAKE A DRIVE: Need a brain break? Set LED colors on your robot and zoom around in Drive mode. ASSIGNMENTS: Are you a teacher? Monitor progress by creating and assigning activities to students. INTEGRATIONS: Simplify classroom use by signing in and syncing classrooms with Google and Clever accounts. COMPATIBILITY Supported Robots: Sphero RVR, Sphero BOLT, Sphero SPRK+, Sphero SPRK Edition, Sphero 2.0, Sphero Mini, Ollie, BB-8, BB-9E, R2-D2, R2-Q5 Unsupported Robots: Sphero Original, Force Band, Lightning McQueen, Spider-Man, indi Go #BeyondCode. Order a robot today at sphero.com
Release Notes:
• Activity layout improvements for iPad • Numerous improvements for general UI • Various bug and crash fixes • GIF playback fixes for activities • Added support for dark mode theming
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