Area 120, a Google’s internal incubator to keep the talent from leaving with a bunch of Google employees participating in it. As claimed by Google, it is “a workshop for its experimental products.” Moreover, the employees participated in Google’s in-house startup incubator has come up with Grasshopper.
The app is named after the programming master Grace Hopper. This gamified app currently includes three sets of lessons to cover the fundamentals of coding. Currently, the lessons include Calling Functions, Using Objects and Variable and so on plus the animations. The whole idea behind the app is to spend a few minutes every day with it, so the app can remind you to take on challenges and complete the daily tasks.
The app is fun and easy to use to get through a few challenges while you are on a commute. It indeed is an excellent alternative to scrolling through social media filled with useless feeds and ads without any reason. The app did take me back to my high school days where when I discarded coding. Moreover, I am willing to get back to code for a while now. You can grab the app from Google Play and the App Store using the following links.
While Area 120, is the Google’s way to give its employees a chance to work on their side projects full-time and make them live. Moreover, it is the latest product by the startup incubator, Area 120. Other launched apps include Uptime, an app for iPhone to watch YouTube videos in sync with your friends residing anywhere in the world. Another app named Supersonic, a messaging app for emoji lovers for both Android as well as iOS.