Scratch (programming language)

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Paradigm(s) object-oriented, educational
Appeared in 2007
Designed by Mitchel Resnick
Developer Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab[1]
Stable release 2.0 / May 9,2013
Typing discipline dynamic
Major implementations Scratch
Influenced by

Logo, Smalltalk,

HyperCard, StarLogo, AgentSheets, Etoys
Usual filename extensions .sb

Scratch is a computer application meant for children that allows them to explore and experiment with the concepts of computer programming by using the simple graphical interface of "blocks" that are put together to make simple codes.[2]

Screenshot of Scratch 1.4's development environment at startup

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Scratch" Retrieved May 25, 2007.
  2. Free tool offers 'easy' coding BBC News 14 May 2007