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Blockly Alternatives

Blockly is described as 'library for building visual programming editors. Users can drag blocks together to build an application. No typing required' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Blockly for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Scratch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Blockly are Snap!, EduBlocks, Pocket Code and Alice.

Blockly alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be Game Development Tools or Educational Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Blockly.
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  1. Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.

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    This alternative is disputed. Scratch is still a legitimate alternative to Blockly, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Scratch is a block-based programming environment. Blockly is a library for MAKING block-based programming environments. Therefore, they serve different purposes.

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    It's not related. Scratch is a programming language and Blockly is an API basically.

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  2. Snap! (formerly BYOB) is a visual, drag-and-drop programming language. It is an extended reimplementation of Scratch (a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab) that allows you to Build Your Own Blocks.

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  3. EduBlocks is a visual block based programming tool that will hopefully help teachers to introduce text based programming languages, like Python, to children at an earlier age.

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    Pocket Code allows you to create your own games, animations, interactive music videos, and many kind of other apps, directly on your phone or tablet.

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    Alice

    • FreeProprietary
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    Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing.

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    Bingo

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Bingo is a programming language based on Scratch by MIT which uses a "block" UI, where the user can snap together different blocks to make more advanced scripts. There are many added blocks to Scratch 1.4.

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    HyperNext Studio

    • FreeProprietary
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    • Windows

    HyperNext Studio is an easy to use software creation system that allows almost anyone, to quickly start building their own software that works.

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    S2JS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    S2JS answers the question of where to go after Scratch.

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    Waterbear

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Waterbear is a toolkit for making programming more accessible and fun. Having a visual language means you don't have to focus on learning a syntax to start programming.

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    Nothing her is similar to Blockly, because all this stuff is solutions and Blockly is lib.

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    Visogram

    • Free PersonalProprietary
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    Visogram is a tool that lets you create user interfaces and graphical programs directly in your browser. Visogram is purely built on web standards: Interfaces you create directly become accessible by a broad variety of devices like smartphones - all they need is a web browser.

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