Script Your Phone Using MSR’s TouchStudio For Windows Phone V1.2


Microsoft Research’s TouchStudio application got updated to V1.2 few weeks before with many new features and fixes, Here is the change log from previous version,

  • New fast game and physics engine (“board”)
  • Improved tiles on TouchStudio home screen
  • Pinning of individual actions as tiles
  • Separation of tiles and scripts
  • Post on your Facebook wall directly from your script
  • Global variables (“data”)
  • Run all actions directly; enter arguments on wall if needed
  • Improvements in code editor
  • Selection of subexpressions
  • Extraction of subexpressions (a refactoring that introduces a new local
    variable)
  • Copy & paste of entire actions
  • Undo
  • Tutorial videos
  • Many new samples, performance improvements, and transition animations, and bug fixes

New APIs:

  • media->create board: Create a board
  • board->*: Game and physics engine
  • sprite->*: Sprites on boards
  • social->create message: Create a message
  • social->search: Searches your favorite social networks
  • message->*: Messages
  • *->share: Easy sharing of text, images, etc. on your favorite social
    network
  • math->mod: Function to compute modulus
  • string->to location: Parses a string representing a geo coordinate
  • tile->set panorama: Marks a tile as a wide tile
  • wall->*: Directly interact with wall
  • web->rss: Fetch rss stream from web
  • web->xml: Fetch xml document from web
  • xml->*: Easily access xml elements

Try it out in the marketplace and share your scripts with others.

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