Lim Ding Wen
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Lim Ding Wen (林鼎文, born September 21, 1999) is a young programmer living in Singapore. In 2009, at the age of 9, he is the youngest iPhone developer in Singapore, responsible for the app Doodle Kids.
He started programming at the age of 7 with the help of his father. He wrote many applications including Doodle Kids and Invader War on the Apple IIGS. He later rewrote Doodle Kids for the iPhone and then Android platforms. Between the time it was launched till the end of 2010, Doodle Kids has been downloaded more than 880,000 times (iOS and Android platforms combined).
- iMerlion: 9-year-old writes iPhone app
- Touchtip: World’s Youngest iPhone Developer Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine.
- Pocket Gamer: Nine year old’s Doodle Kids iPhone app launched
- CNN International: 13 things you don’t know about Singapore
- iMerlion: Writing an iPhone app not child's play
- Virtual GS: Doodle Kids
- Virtual GS: Invader War Archived 2011-03-16 at the Wayback Machine.
- Yahoo: Singapore’s answer to Mark Zuckerberg?
- Ars Technica: Nine-year-old makes waves with iPhone programming skillz
- AsiaOne: Only 9, but he's written iPhone app
- BBC: Nine-year-old writes iPhone code
- CBC: Boy, 9, writes program that lets kids 'fingerpaint' on iPhone
- CNN International: Child prodigies: Very young, extraordinarily gifted
- Daily Mail: Computer whizz-kid, 9, creates popular application for iPhone
- Engadget: Nine-year old writes iPhone app, hates vegetables
- Engineering to inspire: Young Developers: Lim Ding Wen (Doodle kids)
- GigaOm: 9 Year-Old App Developer More Than Just a Feel-Good Story
- Gizmodo: 9 Year Old Writes iPhone Application
- Macworld: Nine-year-old boy writes popular iPhone app
- New Straits Times: Tech: All in the family
- RetroMacCast: The world youngest iPhone developer?
- Reuters: Nine-year old whiz-kid writes iPhone application
- Sky News: Could This Be The New Bill Gates?
- Straits Times: Boy, 9, writes program which scores 480,000 hits
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- Wired: Father/Son Team Develops iPhone Apps
- YouTube: Singaporean Lim Ding Wen showcases his programming chops