Getting Started

To start using your Hummingbird, you first need to decide what programming language you want to use. We recommend the languages below for beginners. For information on more advanced programming languages, please see the Software page.

  • CREATE Lab Visual ProgrammerCREATE Lab Visual Programmer

    A story-boarding approach for novice programmers

  • ScratchScratch

    Block-based visual programming environment compatible with Windows, Mac, and Chromebooks

  • Snap!Snap!

    Like Scratch but supports more complex programs; appropriate for beginners and intermediate programmers

  • BirdBloxBirdBlox

    A block-based programming app that is compatible with iOS