Even your [insert relative] can program with Microsoft Boku

Update: Boku, or whatever they decide to call it later, will be available March of ‘09.

After suffering this morning through the monotonous Microsoft Research history segment of the keynote, a team member unveiled a new “visual programming language made specifically for creating games”. Being a developer, I fell in love with it almost instantly. You can drool over the additional photos and information by visiting the MSR page.

Programming UI Screenshot – Microsoft Research