Saturday, August 17, 2013

Creating Apps Directly on a Smartphone or Tablet

Mobile devices such as Smartphones and tablets are set to become the main computers that virtually all people will own and carry with them at all times. And yet, mobile devices are not yet used for all computing tasks.

A project at Microsoft Research was created to answer a simple question: “It is possible to create interesting apps directly on a Smartphone or tablet, without using a separate PC or a keyboard?” The result is TouchDevelop, a programming environment that runs on all modern mobile devices such as Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, and also on PCs and Macs.

Read more here at TouchDevelop