Learning to Code with Hopscotch (+ a bonus podcast)

HopscotchWe’ve talked about Scratch before as an excellent application for kids to start learning to programming in. From any computer kids can login to the Scratch site and create their own games and other applications by setting parameters in “function blocks” and sequencing these units together through an intuitive drag-and-drop interface.

But what if you are on the road with only access to an iPad, iPhone, or some other IOS device? Unfortunately, Scratch does not offer a mobile version yet. This is where the free Hopscotch app comes in. It functions almost identical to Scratch (with instructional videos, app publishing, etc.) but runs on IOS. They have plans to extend it to Android some day as well but for now the Hopscotch team is focusing on making the IOS version the best they possibly can.

Learning to code has never been easier or more fun. Hopscotch offers free, super simple videos that let you to make your own versions of your favorite games (like Geometry Dash!), create drawing apps, and build tons of cool projects. Plus, over 40 challenges help you develop your skillz. Most importantly, the Hopscotch community is always around to answer questions, squash bugs, and give you ideas.

Get the app and read the full description over on the Apple app store.

And as an added bonus check out this quick podcast we made where @pupstrr and I (@grecs) talk about Hopscotch.


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2 comments for “Learning to Code with Hopscotch (+ a bonus podcast)

  1. November 11, 2015 at 4:49 pm

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  2. November 11, 2015 at 6:30 pm

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