SplootCode – redefining drag and drop coding in the browser #Python @notsolonecoder

SplootCode is an experimental coding interface for free and expressive visual coding. It is currently an experimental prototype.

SplootCode aims to be a general purpose language, which can do anything that JavaScript, HTML and CSS can do. Just because it’s easier for beginners to learn, doesn’t mean it’s only for beginners.

SplootCode is not a typical drag & drop block interface, just like text you can navigate with a cursor and create code by typing. It’s faster this way.
Working with code in a tree structure rather than text means that the layout and formatting of the code is handled for you, you don’t need to worry about tabs vs. spaces, matching brackets or wrapping long lines.

Current work focuses on a Python-for-beginners version. It allows both keyboard input, navigation and drag & drop programming.

See their main site: splootcode.io

The code is on GitHub.

And Katie Bell’s post on using it for Python for beginners.


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