Google Launches Grasshopper, a Mobile App that Teaches Coding Using Puzzles

The No1 Search engine, Google has recently launched an app called Grasshopper designed to help Tech beginners to learn coding in a more flexible way.

The app, Grasshopper was built by one of the teams in Area 120, Google’s in-house incubator.

Source: Techpointng

The app on the Google Play Store has been described as the “best way to start coding adventure with fun, quick games on your phone that teach you to write real javascript; Move through progressively challenging levels as you develop your abilities, then graduate with fundamental programming skills for your next step as a code”

The Grasshopper app, starts by asking its users about any experience in coding and if No,  it gives an overview of the coding concept in a simple statement alongside with some mini quizzes on what has been learnt.

After finishing the coding concept, you are moved to learn the Fundamentals, which include the lessons on variables, functions, strings and the likes alongside several puzzles for practice.

While you attempt the coding course, you will be able to view the progress report by the sidebar. There is also a column called coding playgroup where you get to practice what you have learnt so far again and again

Now, everyone can learn coding with the recently launched Google Product called Grasshopper; this gives room for one’s busy schedules and learning per day is made possible.

According to The Verge, the team behind Grasshopper says they do not plan to teach other languages asides JavaScript since it is used by over 70% of professional developers. However, they are working towards adding new lessons and expanding the curriculum.

To use Grasshopper, you can download it for FREE on your Android or iOS



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