Touch Develop retirement postponed until June 22, 2019. Sign-in and access to cloud assets to be removed on May 23, 2018.Learn More..


Touch Develop is retiring on May 23rd 2018. Learn More.

Welcome to Touch Develop, a friendly mobile app creation environment. With Touch Develop you can create apps on your mobile phone, tablet, and PC, and share the apps you create in the cloud.


  • Getting Started Learn more about Touch Develop, and create your first app!
  • Language Reference Dig into the details of coding with Touch Develop.
  • API Reference Explore the Touch Develop API, and learn more about the services, types, and action types.
  • Tutorials Expand your knowledge with lots of great tutorials, from games to connected data sharing apps.
  • Social Coding Understand how to publish, share, merge your scripts with the Touch Develop environment.
  • Advanced Topics Move beyond the basics and learn about testing, debugging, and more.
  • Teach Find out more about creating custom tutorials, and using Touch Develop in the classroom.
  • Games Discover techniques for creating lots of different types of games.
  • FAQ Get answers to your questions with the Touch Develop FAQ.
  • What's New Read our release notes for news on the latest features and fixes.
  • Blog subscribe and follow the Touch Develop community blog

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