Pastime Programming

Simple-to-use programming tools help people dabble in the development world

Implications - As programming and coding becomes a more covetable (and in demand) skill, companies respond in kind with training tools and programs to make learning more accessible. With this information being made available earlier on and in easy-to-use formats, consumers are able to play a bigger, more active role in the tech world.
SCORE: 4.4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 12,801 Total Clicks Sep 14 - Mar 15
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Child Coding Playsets - Cubetto Introduces Programming Basics to Kids with a Robot
SCORE: 6.4
Hot 6,191 Clicks Pub: Feb 24, 15
Child Coding Playsets
Cubetto Introduces Programming Basics to Kids with a Robot
The Cubetto playset is a tech toy that’s designed to teach kids about the logic behind programming. Although the skills learned with Cubetto will eventually prepare kids to be computer geniuses,... [More]
Versatile Music Developer Apps - The Universal Music Player App Lets You Create Develop Apps
SCORE: 6.5
Warm 1,303 Clicks Pub: Mar 13, 15
Versatile Music Developer Apps
The Universal Music Player App Lets You Create Develop Apps
The Universal Music Player is a new reference app, offered by Google, that is targeted towards developers. In developer jargon, what makes this app so novel is that it helps designers create music... [More]
Programmable Educational Balls - The Hackaball Teaches Children How to Code
SCORE: 5.4
Mild 2,342 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 15
Programmable Educational Balls
The Hackaball Teaches Children How to Code
Hackaball is an innovative educational plaything—a ball—that kids can program. More specifically, the Hackaball is effectively a computer sitting inside a ball. Kids can program it using... [More]
Robotic Learning Apps - LEGO EV3 Programming App Takes the Stage at SXSWedu
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 937 Clicks Pub: Mar 11, 15
Robotic Learning Apps
LEGO EV3 Programming App Takes the Stage at SXSWedu
If you’ve ever doubted the entertainment and education value of toys, the LEGO EV3 Programming app demoed at SXSWedu 2015 would definitely change your mind. The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3... [More]
App-Creating Apps - The Dwnld App Cuts Out the Middle Man
SCORE: 2.6
Untested 1,760 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 14
App-Creating Apps
The Dwnld App Cuts Out the Middle Man
The Dwnld app is an affordable, easy way for would-be business people and entrepreneurs to create apps of their own. Creating a website is only half the battle; in today’s digital landscape,... [More]
Tablet Game Builders - Bloxels' Digital Board Game Lets Kids Create Their Own Challenges
SCORE: 2
Untested 268 Clicks Pub: Mar 4, 15
Tablet Game Builders
Bloxels' Digital Board Game Lets Kids Create Their Own Challenges
Bloxels is a digital board game with a unique premise: players are also game designers. The video game building system involves a physical game board and blocks, which are arranged to dictate what... [More]