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Nine Year Kid Writes Popular iPhone App

Lim Ding Wen a nine year old boy is very busy in writing iPhones apps. It is just amazing that a nine years old boy can write iPhone apps, in the age of probably rocking with some Civilization action on the family. Beyond that, one barely knew how to use Kid Pix at the age of 9. But Lim Ding Wen made it possible by developing the famous iPhone ap.p

Lim’s creation is a pretty nifty little iPhone app, called Doodle Kids. According to Reuters, the program “lets iPhone users draw with their fingers by touching the iPhone’s touchscreen and then clear the screen by shaking the phone.” (It’s also compatible with the iPod touch, incidentally.)

Lim told Reuters that he “wrote the program for my younger sisters [3 and 5], who like to draw,” Lim said. Apparently he is already fluent in six programming languages. Lim Deng Weng his father, who’s a chief technology officer at a Singapore tech firm. Lim Thye Chean says he and his son like to compare downloads stats to see who has more. No word yet on whether father or son can boast of having the more popular app.

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