Apple released Swift Playgrounds – new app for iPad that allows everyone to learn easily to program. In the interactive Swift Playgrounds interface beginners can learn the basic elements of programming and also to learn Swift easy-to-learn language for Apple, which professional developers create applications for iPhone, iPad and Mac.
Apple explains most important terms, even those who have never programmed. They can use and experienced developers ready to experiment and Express their creative ideas in the language Swift.
“The opportunity to learn computer programming should be for everyone. We are happy to present Swift Playgrounds to a new generation of programmers that are looking for an easy way of mastering basic concepts in the present code, — said Craig Federighi, senior Vice President of Apple’s software. — More than 100 educational institutions around the world have added Swift Playgrounds in their curricula for this fall. We can’t wait to see the result of what young programmers.”
Swift Playgrounds contains the Apple-designed programming lessons that offer students a series of tasks and puzzles. Helping the three on-screen characters to move through a fascinating three-dimensional world, students learn the essential programming elements, such as commands, functions, loops, conditional statements, and variables. Apple will regularly release new challenges for those who want to continue their education.
In Swift Playgrounds built flexible templates, based on which users can create their own programs with graphical and touch interfaces. The finished program can be sent to friends through Mail and Messages, and publish on the Internet. Given the fact that Swift Playgrounds used a real Swift code, projects can be exported directly in Xcode and turn it into a full-featured applications for iOS and macOS.
Download Swift Playgrounds you can from the App Store absolutely for free. The app works on the iPad Air and iPad Pro, and iPad mini 2 and newer running iOS 10.