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This site provides resources that help you to make great programs around the theme Galaxy and provide a fun activity for this year Hour of Code. Watch the first steps videos to learn how to start with Pocket Code. Additionally, we have collected some examples of programs that fit to the Galaxy theme. Have lots of fun!

First steps


Watch this video to learn how to install Pocket Code. With Pocket Code creating a very own app is easier than ever before. New programs, games, animations or stories can be developed within minutes by simply sticking together bricks like Lego. The bricks are easy to understand and are used instead of boring code, so that no previous knowledge is needed.


Watch this video to learn how to install Pocket Paint. Pocket Paint gives our users the opportunity to make their very own Pocket Code apps more colorful and individual. They can make use of features such as drawing graphics using geometric figures, editing images with stamps, brushes or transparency and many more, to realize their graphical ideas. The results can be imported directly into Pocket Code where they can be included in any project as a character or background.


Watch this video to learn how to program your very first program in Pocket Code. Have fun with this galactic game.

Download the guide for this program: EN / DE.