Script your phone! Write code for your phone, on 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.
Microsoft Research team made available software development environment for Windows Phone named as Touch Studio with help of which we can code for our phone on the same phone we are using. With the introduction of Touch Studio it is clear that now the era has arrived where we brought the excitement of first programmable personal computers to the phone.
Touch Studio is now available on the Windows Phone 7 marketplace as beta version which brings a new programming environment and language. As todays most of the devices like phone, monitors are coming towards the touchscreen concept so based on this concept Touch Studio provides a typed, fully structured programming language. It uses touch as its input to author code with rich sensor ability. Rest of the details can be easily clarified with the help of images as shown below with description:
There are various sample scripts which we can see in the pictures and we can easily edit the pre loaded scripts by tapping on it twice. While editing we can easily edit with easy to use calculator-like-editor.
Watch the video for Getting started in Touch Develop:
Touch Develop version 2.3 for mango is available & can be easily downloaded from here. Visit touchdevelop.com for various scripts written.