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Microsoft ‘TouchStudio’ – on phone scripting

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Microsoft ‘TouchStudio’ uses phone to program phone

On-device scripting seems to be picking up steam, first Symbian (apparently), then Android (http://code.google.com/p/android-scripting) and now WP7:

Microsoft ‘TouchStudio’ uses phone to program phone

The capabilities of mobile phones have come a long way in the past few years, but a new Windows Phone app from Microsoft takes things a step further — allowing users to write simple software programs for the phone on the very same phone, no computer required.

The first beta of the app, dubbed TouchStudio, was released over the weekend for Windows Phone by Microsoft Research’s software engineering group. The idea, according to the Microsoft Research project page, is to bring “the excitement of the first programmable personal computers to the phone.

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Written by bernardhornet

April 12, 2011 at 10:59 am

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