Will Swift Playgrounds See Love at WWDC23?
Swift Playgrounds is an excellent entry point into the world of iOS app development, with a simplistic approach to teaching core programming concepts that makes it an invaluable tool for educators teaching the subject. But where is it heading? The Current State Of Swift Playgrounds First, don't get scared away
Using SwiftUI Charts to Add Fuel Gauges to Swift Playgrounds Game
Building a game with Swift Playgrounds is mostly an exercise in trying to find ways to hack together a solution that'll work for your idea. You don't have access to all the tools that you would in full Xcode, so you just have to make do with what you've got.
SpriteKit Game Built With Swift Playgrounds on an iPad | Part 1
Swift Playgrounds is Apple's entry into Swift. It's designed to teach people, primarily school-age people, how to write code that can be used to make apps for the AppStore. It's a brilliant plan – teach young people how to make apps for iOS then when they get older they'll make apps
Adding In-App Purchases & GameCenter to My SpriteKit Game
The Problem With Swift Playgrounds Listen, I love Swift Playgrounds, it's a great app for learning how to write in SwiftUI. It lowers the bar to entry for many people who are looking to learn to code. There is a problem though. It's missing core functionality. With Swift Playgrounds you
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Is No-Code Making Programmers Obsolete?
What is no-code? Why’s it gaining in popularity? How do no-code devs and programmers work together? Is this the future? How will AI play a role? And... How many other questions can I answer about the no-code movement in this video? Let’s start with the basics - what
Previously: The Collapse Neville opens his eyes. It's daytime, he's not in his apartment. The air he's breathing is fresh and cool. He surveys his surroundings. It's a small room, not more than twelve feet square. He's in a bed, it's comfortable, but not luxurious. There's a floor-to-ceiling window on
How My First Success Failed
Success comes in many flavors. Sometimes it's as simple as completing the project. Sometimes you need to meet a specific target. Sometimes that target can even be moving. Success doesn't come easy. Also, no matter what success looks like for you, it is possible to both succeed and fail. Failure
Work. Hustle. Sleep. Repeat.
Maybe it's not profound to say this, but making time for a side hustle requires sacrifice. If you're serious about starting something on the side. If you're serious about making something great. You have to be serious enough to sacrifice to get it done. But, what do you sacrifice when
What Can An Idea Inspire?
As a creator ideas are everything. The next article, the next YouTube video, the next app. It doesn't matter what you're creating. The idea is what matters. Ideas inspire imagination and drive innovation. I've long held a belief that the process of ideation is essential for the creative process. I