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MakeCode Alternatives

MakeCode is described as 'Microsoft MakeCode brings computer science to life for all students with fun projects, immediate results, and both block and text editors for learners at different levels. It's a free, open source platform for creating engaging computer science learning experiences that' and is an app in the development category. There are four alternatives to MakeCode for Windows, Linux, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Scratch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MakeCode are eBlock, Scratux and Code Kit.

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    Scratch

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    76 alternatives to Scratch 

    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. As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas...

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    eBlock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    9 alternatives to eBlock 

    Scratch application to program diferent devices based on mBlock 3.4.5 and improved with a lot of new features. You can use to teach coding robots or code professional apps using blocks.

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    Scratux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to Scratux 

    Scratux is a block-based visual programming language targeted primarily at children. Basically Scratux aims to provide Open Source Linux binaries of Scratch Desktop.

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    Code Kit

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    5 alternatives to Code Kit 

    Code Kit by EduKits is software which allows users to create their own Arduino programs from scratch without writing a single line of code (C++ code, that is). Functionality is designed and organised using colourful, drag-and-drop blocks which represent different operations and...

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