Raspberry Pi Gets Own App Store: One-Stop-Shop To Make It Even Easier For Kids To Get Coding — And Earn Pocket Money From Apps

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The not-for-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched an app store for the $25 mini computer — called the Pi Store — to “make it easier for developers of all ages to share their games, applications, tools and tutorials with the rest of the community”. The Pi mini computer was designed with the mission to get more kids learning to code.

The move was announced on the Foundation’s blog today but has been something the organisation has been planning for a while. Back in July, Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton told Young Web Builder that the Foundation planned to launch an app store. “We’re hoping at some point to offer ‘App Store-like’ functionality to allow people to make money from selling software they write,” he said in an interview.

The Foundation says it wants the Pi Store to be a one-stop-shop for development needs plus entertainment apps like games — with other categories…

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