Google’s Free Coding Tool for Beginners Lands on Desktop #Apps

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4 months ago
Google’s Free Coding Tool for Beginners Lands on Desktop

Google is officially bringing its free coding tool called Grasshopper to desktop web. Originally launched as an Android and iOS app in April 2018 under its Area 120 incubator initiative, it offers an easy option for beginners to get their way around the nuts and bolts of computer programming. Since then, more than two million people have used the application to develop their coding skills, the company said. Google is also using this opportunity to introduce two new classes specifically designed for desktop use: Using a Code Editor and Intro to Webpages. The web client is intuitively designed, and it has a three-panel interface that resembles many popular code editors and IDEs such as Atom and Eclipse. The left-most vertical panel is reserved for the program instructions, the center one to write the code itself, and the panel on the right to view the results of the execution. Credit: Google “Grasshopper students include…

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