Saturday, March 11, 2017

Microsoft MakeCode for micro:bit programming

Microsoft MakeCode
"Microsoft MakeCode provides a programming experience based around Blocks and JavaScript (technically, a subset of TypeScript). The experience has a built-in progression from simple block-based editor, through in-browser text editor with robust auto-completion and auto-fixing, all the way to a professional integrated development environment (Visual Studio Code)."

cloud tool: Terraform

Terraform by HashiCorp

"Define infrastructure as code to increase operator productivity and transparency.

Use Terraform to create resources across all major infrastructure providers
(AWS, GCP, Azure, OpenStack, VMware, and more)."

Google Python Fire for auto-generated CLIs

Google ignites Python library for command lines | JavaWorld

"With its Python Fire library, Google is offering Python developers a mechanism to easily generate command-line interfaces."