Apple’s Swift Playgrounds for iPad and Mac revved to version 4.0

Apple has updated Swift Playgrounds, a free iPad and Mac app to teach kids of any age basic coding skills in Swift, to version 4.0. According to the release notes, the upgrade:

Build iPhone and iPad apps with SwiftUI right on your iPad (requires iPadOS 15.2 or later)
– App Store Connect integration lets you upload your finished app to the App Store
– App Preview shows live updates as you make changes to your app
– Full-screen preview lets you see your app edge-to-edge
– Smart, inline code suggestions help you write code quickly and accurately
– App Projects make it easy to move projects to Xcode and back
– Project-wide search finds results across multiple files
– Snippets Library provides hundreds of SwiftUI controls, symbols, and colors
– Swift Package support lets you include publicly-available code to enhance your apps.

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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.