Latest in Mobile

Image credit:

Google’s Grasshopper app teaches you how to code

Learn how to program in Javascript, no experience required.
David Lumb, @OutOnALumb
April 19, 2018
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Google / Area 120

Google's incubator for employees' "20 percent time" side projects, Area 120, typically produces fun things like an app to make YouTube more social and expanding Smart Replies. Now the workshop has released an app to help beginners learn to code in Javascript, which could be helpful for novices who want to build websites.

The app has a few legs up on other coding software. Not only is it free on the Google Play store, but it works in puzzles to make learning fun -- and it has users learn JavaScript, a leading language used in many of the websites folks visit everyday. It's already hit over 100,000 installs in the three days it's been online, and most of the 1600 reviews are positive, so it seems like a great introduction.

Android users can find the app in the Play Store, while iOS users can get it in the Apple Store here -- just be sure not to confuse it with the other identically-named app, which is completely different.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

View
'Avengers: Endgame' directors will make Netflix's most expensive film yet

'Avengers: Endgame' directors will make Netflix's most expensive film yet

View
A $13,000 electric car will go on sale in the US by late 2020

A $13,000 electric car will go on sale in the US by late 2020

View
NASA's Mars 2020 rover and helicopter are nearly ready for launch

NASA's Mars 2020 rover and helicopter are nearly ready for launch

View
Disney's new AI is facial recognition for animation

Disney's new AI is facial recognition for animation

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr