Swift Playgrounds – Makes it fun to learn and experiment with code

(App) Swift Playgrounds


Swift PlaygroundsApp Description :

Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for iPad that makes it fun to learn and experiment with code. You solve interactive puzzles in the guided “Learn to Code” lessons to master the basics of coding, while additional challenges let you explore code and create programs that are engaging and unique.

Swift Playgrounds requires no coding knowledge, so it’s perfect for students just starting out, from twelve to one-hundred-and-twelve. The whole time you are learning Swift, a powerful programming language created by Apple and used by professionals to build many of today’s most popular apps. And because it’s built to take full advantage of iPad and the real iOS SDK, Swift Playgrounds is a first-of-its-kind learning experience.

App Features :

Lessons built-in

Apple-created lessons guide you through the core concepts of programming by using code to solve puzzles
See your code run in a beautiful, interactive 3D world that you can rotate with a finger and pinch to zoom
Animations introduce each new coding concept at a high level before you dive into the puzzles
Choose from three animated characters to carry out the steps of your code
Glossary covers a comprehensive list of common terms, or tap a word in the instructions for additional help

Explore and create

Challenges encourage experimentation and creativity by playing with game logic, music, and various other themes
New challenges are released regularly to keep improving your emerging coding skills
Interactive coding shows the results of your code instantly, either beside the text or acted out in the live view
Step through your code to highlight each line as it is run
Use your own photos, images, sounds, and files within a program to make it uniquely yours
Templates are a head start to create your own programs that use graphs, graphics, touch, or a chat with the computer
Create your own playgrounds from scratch to take your coding skills to entirely new places
Reset any page to start over, or duplicate and rename any document to give a family member their own copy

Built for touch

Quick Type suggestions for code are so smart you can write entire programs in just a few taps, no keyboard required
Tap and hold to grab any command and move it around to change the order of your code
Drag a brace with your finger to wrap a block of code inside a loop or conditional statement
Drag and drop snippets of commonly-used code directly into your playground
Tap a number or color in your code to display a pop-up in which to enter a new value or choose from a color picker
Amazing new coding keyboard has all the common Swift characters, just swipe to pick the alternate symbol on any key

Real Swift and iOS code

Learn the same powerful Swift programming language used by the pros to create thousands of apps in the App Store
Access iOS frameworks such as SpriteKit for 2D games, SceneKit for 3D graphics, UIKit, and more
Your code has direct control of iPad hardware such as the gyroscope, accelerometer, camera, and touch events
Use Bluetooth APIs to write programs that control robots and other real-world devices with your iPad
Every concept and skill you learn directly applies when writing real apps

Share

Send your creations to friends and family using Messages, Mail, AirDrop, or other Share Sheet extensions
Record a video of yourself coding or running your creation, complete with your own voice narration
Broadcast a coding session live to the world using any streaming service app that supports ReplayKit
Homework hand-in with iTunes U makes it easy to bring coding into the classroom
Turn on iCloud Drive to enable Xcode on your Mac to edit and extend the same documents that are on your iPad

Swift Playgrounds requires a 64-bit iPad with iOS 10 or later, including iPad mini 2 or later, iPad Air or later, or iPad Pro

Additional Information :

  • Compatible with iPad
  • Requires iOS 10.3 or later.
  • Size 253.3 MB

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