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Anyone Can Create an App: Beginning iPhone and iPad programming by Wendy L. Wise

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Chapter 8. Playing on the playground

This chapter covers

  • Swift Playgrounds
  • Frameworks
  • Types of things

This chapter introduces you to Swift Playgrounds, an Apple app that allows developers to write code and see the results immediately—without having to run the app. We’ll also begin discussing the different ways you can manipulate and store things in your code. This chapter will be interactive. You’ll create something while also learning.

8.1. Swift Playgrounds: learning to interact with others

Swift Playgrounds is a helpful interactive tool that provides quick feedback on the code you’ve written. Recall that in part 1, when you created apps, you ran them several times before you were finished writing them, to make sure they still worked. ...

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