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Swift Playgrounds


Learn serious code on your iPad

In a seriously fun way. 

 

Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for iPad that makes learning and experimenting with code interactive and fun. You can solve puzzles to master the basics using Swift - a powerful programming language created by Apple and used by the pros to build many of today's most popular apps - and then take on a series of challenges and step up to more advanced creations. Swift Playgrounds requires no coding knowledge, so it's perfect for students who are just starting out. It also provides a unique way for seasoned developers to quickly bring ideas to life. And because it's built to take full advantage of iPad, it's a first-of-its-kind learning experience. 




Built-in coding lessons

 

Learning to code with Swift Playgrounds is incredibly engaging. The app comes with a complete set of Apple-designed lessons. You master the basics in “Fundamentals of Swift” using real code to guide a character through a 3D world, and then move on to more advanced concepts in other lessons.


Create your own

 

Swift Playgrounds helps you play and experiment with code by creating your own playgrounds. Templates give you a head start with the basics so you can spend more time exploring your big ideas.


Sharing

 

Send your code to a friend’s iPad using Mail, Messages, or AirDrop. Your friends can view it in Swift Playgrounds and even build on it by adding their own twists. You can also post a video of your running program to the web for the world to see. 


Designed for touch

 

Designed for touch, the Swift Playgrounds app takes full advantage of the power, Multi-Touch capabilities, and simplicity of iPad. Just tap, drag, or type text and numbers and then interact with what you’ve created.



New challenges

 

In addition to the built-in library of lessons, Swift Playgrounds includes a collection of extra challenges—with new ones added over time. Go deeper on a topic you’ve already studied, or try your hand at something new. You’re not just building fun creations, you’re building your skills, too.


Take your ideas further with Xcode

 

Because you’re working with real code, you can import and export directly between Swift Playgrounds and Xcode. So you can try out your ideas with the tool that pros use to develop iOS and Mac apps.


Interactive environment

 

Swift Playgrounds makes your code come alive. Type some code and immediately see results, either inline or in a live graphical view.

 

 

 

Real Swift and iOS code

 

Everything you do in Swift Playgrounds is using real Swift and iOS code—so what you learn can grow with you whatever you do.

 

 

 

Amazing on iPad

 

The code you write in Swift Playgrounds has access to the power of the iPad it runs on—whether it’s Multi-Touch, the iSight camera, the motion coprocessor, or even Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for interaction with other devices.

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

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