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Grasshopper is an app for learning JavaScript through mini-games

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Google’s in-house incubator Area 120 just released an app called Grasshopper, which teaches you how to code JavaScript through a series of fun mini-games, as reported by 9to5Google. The goal, according to the coders who worked on the app, is to make coding feel fun and approachable as it increasingly is becoming a necessary skill.

The app works with bite-sized puzzles and quizzes, so you can breeze through a couple lessons each day when you have some spare time. You log in with your Google account, are walked through basic coding definitions, and then you start the exercises. The further along you get, the more complicated the puzzles become. The app will also ask if you’d like to set a practice schedule and get reminders — daily or a…

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