Microsoft is pushing to bring computer programming back into the classroom – and back into the realm of the imagination.
That push comes through Kodu, a game developed by Microsoft Research that invites users to create their own worlds while teaching them the basics of game development.
Through Kodu, Microsoft is introducing children to programming and helping them advance their design, math, and problem-solving skills.
Kodu, a game that helps youngsters learn how to program so they can create their own video games to play and share, is now available on the PC.
The core of the Kodu project is the programming user interface. The language is simple and entirely icon-based. Programs are composed of pages, which are broken down into rules, which are further divided into conditions and actions. Conditions are evaluated simultaneously.
Read more: Kodu game Lab | Kodu website.
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