LiveCode, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, has a vision that everyone can code and makes the open source LiveCode platform for building native mobile, desktop and server applications.
The visual workflow allows the user to develop apps live while the natural language syntax is powerful and uniquely accessible. The company is committed to promoting digital literacy – schools using the platform have seen a doubling of uptake for their CS courses.
Commercial successes include both SMEs and Fortune 500 companies. LiveCode apps have grossed over US $100 million and include #1 best sellers, enterprise business systems, games, and productivity tools.
In 2013, LiveCode began an exciting initiative to provide an open source version of the LiveCode software. The first version of this, LiveCode Community, launched in April 2013.