MIT App Inventor – App Inventor lets you develop applications for Android phones using a web browser and either a connected phone or emulator. The App Inventor servers store your work and help you keep track of your projects.
Swift – Swift is now open source! We are excited by this new chapter in the story of Swift. After Apple unveiled the Swift programming language, it quickly became one of the fastest growing languages in history. Swift makes it easy to write software that is incredibly fast and safe by design. Now that Swift is open source, you can help make the best general purpose programming language available everywhere. For students, learning Swift has been a great introduction to modern programming concepts and best practices. And because it is now open, their Swift skills will be able to be applied to an even broader range of platforms, from mobile devices to the desktop to the cloud.
GameStar Mechanic – Gamestar Mechanic is a game and community designed to teach kids the principles of game design and systems thinking in a highly engaging environment. It is designed for 7- to 14-year-olds but is open to everyone. We’ve included features in Gamestar that make it useful for kids playing the game on their own or with family members at home, as well as in moderated and educational settings. For more information about the features of Gamestar Mechanic and the learning theory behind it, please see theFor Parents and For Teachers sections.
Stencyl – Welcome to Stencyl, web and mobile game creation done right. Stencyl isn’t your average game creation software; it’s a gorgeous, intuitive toolset that accelerates your workflow and then gets out of the way. We take care of the essentials like physics and native APIs so you can focus on what’s important—making your game yours. Publish to the App Store, desktop and the web in record time with Stencyl.
Game Salad -There’s no faster or easier way to develop games than with GameSalad Creator. Its visual, drag & drop interface and complex behavior library provide almost limitless freedom to game designers. Bring your work to life in hours and days instead of weeks and months. It’s all capable with GameSalad Creator!
LiveCode– LiveCode is an award winning, high performance, programming environment which has been designed with ease of use and productivity in mind. It is a powerful and feature rich, high level development platform with an intuitive graphical user interface and a unique English programming language. It has a fast and easy to use compile free workflow which produces immediate results. Apps developed in LiveCode can be written once and quickly deployed on all popular platforms – mobile, desktop and server. LiveCode apps include ebooks, games, business automation, entertainment, medical, health, sports, nature etc
NSB/App Studio s a complete, powerful development environment. Create your app on your desktop, then download to your device and run.
Unity 3D -Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing Community. For independent developers and studios, Unity’s democratizing ecosystem smashes the time and cost barriers to creating uniquely beautiful games. They are using Unity to build a livelihood doing what they love: creating games that hook and delight players on any platform
Corona – Corona is the leading mobile app development framework – From games to eBooks to business apps, Corona is unmatched in giving mobile app developers the ability to develop high quality content at record speeds.- With Corona SDK Starter you can build apps and publish for free. Move up to Corona SDK Pro once you are ready for some advanced features and our daily builds. Finally, Corona Enterprise gives you ultimate flexibility. You can see more info on our different versions in our subscription comparison chart. But Corona SDK is only the start: our cloud services, vibrant community, and ample educational resources make Corona the top choice among mobile app developers
TouchDevelop– TouchDevelop is a programming environment that runs on your mobile devices. You write scripts by tapping on the screen. You do not need a separate PC or keyboard. Scripts can perform various tasks similar to regular apps. Any TouchDevelop user can install, run, edit, and publish scripts. You can share your scripts with other people by publishing them to the TouchDevelop script bazaar, or by submitting them as an app to the Windows Store or Windows Phone Store.
Hakitzu -With no programming knowledge necessary, players will develop a range of coding skills through strategic game-play and customizable ‘CodeWalker’ robots. Multiplayer competitions, achievements shared on social networks, regular upgrades and downloads
Game Maker Studio 2 -GameMaker Studio 2 is the latest and greatest incarnation of GameMaker! It has everything you need to take your idea from a concept to a finished game. With no barriers to entry and powerful functionality, GameMaker Studio 2 is the ultimate 2D development environment!