Screenshot of Tynker web IDE, editing a project
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The Tynker company was founded in 2012 in Mountain View, California, United States. With funds raised from angel and institutional investors, Tynker for Schools was launched April 2013, with Tynker for Home the year after. Tynker have reached 32 million students in 50,000 schools. It’s become a student destination during the annual Hour of Code, providing a third of the reported 253,506,039 experiences during that initiative. Tynker has recently partnered with Mattel to offer branded coding experiences with Hot Wheels and Monster High. The initiatives have seen some success, Vedati said: 1 million students have taken part in the Hot Wheels experiences Until 2020 peepy birds was launched. It’s a game similar to angry birds but based on peep and the big wide world. It was developed by a single child using tynker And It became the most advanced game ever made in tynker after knight saves the world platformer game.
In July 2014 Tynker was released for iPad and Android The projects can be accessed from both the web and the tablet and used on either platform. (As of 28 February 2015, the two platforms are not yet 100% compatible, and certain features are only available on one of the platforms.)
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