NextObject Releases “KidsScript,” Free Entry-Level 3D Programming Tool for Kids

02-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 11:00 PM Print This Post

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NextObject, Ltd. has globally released “KidsScript,” an entry-level 3D
programming tool targeting for kids, to be used free of charge.


[URL for access]
http://www.kidsscript.net/

[Target users]

  • Entry-level programmers, mainly kids
  • People who are interested in 3D programming
  • 3D creators who are interested in applications of their 3D models

[Feature 1 = 3D]
With KidsScript, a user can create “3D” worlds and
games, which everyone loves, by him/herself. Also, 3D models created on
other software can be executed using KidsScript. Currently, a
development environment that is suitable for kids to create entry-level
3D programs is hardly available. KidsScript will provide kids with a
very exciting experience.

[Feature 2 = JavaScript Blocks Editor]
KidsScript is a tool that
enables everyone, even kids, to use JavaScript based on an unprecedented
idea of using “JavaScript Blocks Editor.” This tool is designed to help
users to become familiar with text-based programming languages
naturally, starting from block-based languages suitable for kids and
gradually shifting to text-based languages without paying attention to
the difference.

[Feature 3 = Opportunity to release created programs to public as
applications]
Programs created using KidsScript can be run on any
websites as hand-made HTML5 applications.

 

Overview of KidsScript

Operating environment:   Web browser on PC (Windows 10 and Mac OS X)
Target age: 8 years and older (Entry-level programming)
10 years and older (Full understanding of the content)
Languages available: English, Japanese
Developer: Maki Nakayama (NextObject, Ltd.)
Collaborator: Yoichi Harada (Beatrans Inc.)
 

Developed / Distributed by:
NextObject, Ltd.
14th
floor, Kamiyacho MT Bldg., 4-3-20 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo
President:
Maki Nakayama
http://www.nextobject.co.jp/

NextObject, Ltd. is a design and programming studio established to
propose information products with new values. The company is led by Maki
Nakayama, a Japan’s Good Design Award-winning information designer.

Contacts

Contact for this release (please contact us by e-mail if possible)
NextObject,
Ltd.
Maki Nakayama, +81 80-1290-5839
press@nextobject.co.jp

 


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