Hands on: Microsoft Kodu for Xbox 360

Kodu Start
Kodu Game Lab, originally demonstrated at PDC 2008 and CES 2009, has finally arrived on Xbox Live's community channel

Learning to program used to be easy. Turn on a BBC Micro and you'd be ready to write your first BASIC program, and Sinclair's machines had programming shortcuts printed on their plastic keys. Then there was Logo, with its simple approach that let beginner programmers build more and more complex behaviours for its turtle cursor.