Microsoft MakeCode Blog

GitHub package authoring

August 1st, 2018 by mmoskal

You can now create and edit MakeCode packages hosted on GitHub directly from the browser! Continue reading this blog post

MakeCode for the micro:bit update coming soon!

July 23th, 2018 by Jaqster

The MakeCode team has been working to provide a summer update to its micro:bit editor You can preview the update at… Continue reading this blog post

MakeCode @ISTE 2018

June 11th, 2018 by Jaqster

The MakeCode team is heading out to the Windy City (Chicago) at the end of June, and we couldn’t be more excited. We’ve got some nice sessions lined up and would love to see you there… Continue reading this blog post

MakeCode for LEGO MINDSTORMS

May 15th, 2018 by Jaqster

Today we are incredibly happy to announce MakeCode for MakeCode for LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3! This is the culmination of months of engineering, design and user testing work we’ve been doing with… Continue reading this blog post

Microsoft MakeCode for Cue

March 5th, 2018

Announcing Microsoft MakeCode for Cue! Continue reading this blog post

Hello Maker!

February 27th, 2018 by Daryl Zuniga

Introducing a new (beta) editor for bread-board friendly maker boards. Continue reading this blog post

Micro:bit v0.14.18

February 23rd, 2018

A servicing release for the micro:bit editor. Continue reading this blog post

# マイクロビット はじめてのコンピュータサイエンス (CS Intro)が日本語になりました

January 26th, 2018 by Ryuta Hosaka

A team of Japanese from the Seattle area translated the Introduction to Computer Science course for the micro:bit… Continue reading this blog post

Hello 2018

January 22nd, 2018 by Jaqster

Wow, hard to believe it’s 2018 already. We’re announcing some very cool stuff to kick off the new year… Continue reading this blog post

Micro:bit v0.13.52

December 8th, 2017

A servicing release for the micro:bit editor.

Microsoft MakeCode for Seeed Grove Zero Beta

November 14th, 2017 by riknoll

The Microsoft MakeCode Team is excited to announce the beta release of a new editor… Continue reading this blog post

Adafruit Circuit Playground Express Editor v0.20.13

November 13th, 2017 by pelikhan

We are happy to announce that the Circuit Playground Express editor is coming out of beta! Continue reading this blog post

Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft for Windows 10

October 18th, 2017

Today, we are happy to announce MakeCode editor designed for Minecraft for Windows 10. Continue reading this blog post

Bootloader with a fork

October 17th, 2017 by mmoskal

UF2 bootloader for Arduino UNO allows for driver-less flashing of the vintage board. Continue reading this blog post

Chibitronics Editor v0.1.40 (Scratch blocks)

October 8th, 2017 by microsoftsam

A big release for our Chibitronics editor! Continue reading this blog post

Microbit Editor v0.13.20 (Accessibility)

September 8th, 2017

Microsoft MakeCode adds more accessibility support… Continue reading this blog post

Microbit Editor v0.12.64 (Function Block)

August 11th, 2017

Another release… Continue reading this blog post

Timing Adventures in Infrared

June 20, 2017 by mmoskal

Circuit Playground Express boards can now talk to each other over IR! How was it done? Continue reading this blog post

Microbit Editor v0.12.35

June 13th, 2017

Migrating https://pxt.microbit.org to https://makecode.microbit.orgContinue reading this blog post

Microbit Editor v0.12.23

May 30th, 2017

Release notes for the micro:bit editor… Continue reading this blog post

Adafruit Circuit Playground Express

May 19, 2017 by Jaqster

The Microsoft MakeCode team is proud to announce a great partnership with our good friends over at Adafruit Industries. Continue reading this blog post

Minecraft Code Builder

May 2, 2017 by Jaqster

Learn to code using Microsoft MakeCode and Minecraft Education! Continue reading this blog post

Programming the micro:bit on the Apple II

April 1, 2017 by tballmsft

The Microsoft MakeCode team has worked hard to bring a beginning programming experience for the micro:bit to everyone… Continue reading this blog post

Microbit Editor v0.9.77

March 30, 2017

Release notes for the micro:bit editor… Continue reading this blog post

Microsoft MakeCode Overview

March 30, 2017 by tballmsft

Overview of the main features of the Microsoft MakeCode web app… Continue reading this blog post

One chip to flash them all

March 29, 2017 by mmoskal

MakeCode team introduces driver-less flashing of boards without an interface chip using file format dubbed UF2… Continue reading this blog post

Hello World

March 29, 2017

Welcome to the official release and developer blog of Microsoft MakeCode, also known as PXT… Continue reading this blog post