Current Version Version: 1.1.2
Developer Two Lives Left
Price $8.00
Filed Under Productivity
Age rating 4+
  • iPad


"[Codea] for iPad is a super slick way to write and run programs on your iPad." – Gizmodo "It’s kind of like the Garage Band of coding." – Wired Codea lets you create games and simulations — or just about any visual idea you have. Turn your thoughts into interactive creations that make use of iPad features like Multi-Touch and the accelerometer. We think Codea is the most beautiful code editor you'll use, and it's easy. Codea is designed to let you touch your code. Want to change a number? Just tap and drag it. How about a color, or an image? Tapping will bring up visual editors that let you choose exactly what you want. Codea is built on the Lua programming language. A simple, elegant language that doesn't rely too much on symbols — a perfect match for iPad. Here's how you use it: type your code. Press play to watch it run. Interact with it. Get creative. For a video demonstration, see Features • A full featured vector graphics and image renderer lets you prototype what you can imagine • Lots of fantastic example projects to learn from, including games and simulations • Generate random retro-game sound effects to use in your creations • Touch your code: tap numbers, colors and images to adjust them • Complete in-line reference documentation accessible from the keyboard • Intelligent auto-completion suggests keywords and functions • Add parameters to your simulation or game interface so you can tweak variables at runtime • Interact with the accelerometer and multi touch on your device • Codea renders your code with beautiful syntax highlighting

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