Apple invited a group of developers to test version 4 of Swift Playgrounds, which contains a small revolution. The code learning program already makes it possible to develop SwiftUI apps directly from the iPad, send them to a community of beta testers via TestFlight and even upload them to the App Store! Hence, a Mac is not required, although a switch to Xcode is required to improve certain aspects of the application.
We’ve had a chance to hit two or three words for app development with Swift Playgrounds and Xcode, but 9to5Mac He managed to get some pictures of the program, how it worked and how it was sent to the App Store. Swift Playgrounds has a workshop on creating icons with a choice of colors and symbols, but it is possible to use a custom image (image above).
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The site also ensures that the inexperienced developer can see changes to his project in real time and work on an application directly with other users. Application tests can be run in full screen mode. We can also search all project files.
During WWDC, Apple prometeu Swift Playgrounds 4 for later this year on iPad and next year on Mac. Since the software requires iPadOS 15.2, we can assume that it will ship with the latest version of the operating system (currently in the third beta version). .