Greenfoot is an interactive Java development environment designed primarily for educational purposes at the high school and undergraduate level.
It allows easy development of two-dimensional graphical applications, such as simulations and interactive games. It teaches object-oriented programming in a visual way.
Greenfoot is a useful tool for teaching programming with the Java language. It is suitable for ages 14+.
- Incorporates the same editor used in BlueJ:
- Scope highlighting.
- Navigation view.
- Find and replace.
- Code completion.
- Class browser.
- Built-in debugger.
- Create or edit images.
- Built-in sound recorder:
- MP3 support.
- Interface translations including French, German and Italian.
Developer: Computing Education Group, University of Kent
License: GNU GPL v2
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