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Learning to code with Swift Playgrounds as an adult

Apple thinks it is critically important that everyone learn how to code. It may not help you in your job directly, but it teaches useful skills and creates a basic knowledge of the fundamental workings of the products and tools we all use every day. It’s not just something kids should do at school, but an important part of an ongoing education for adults.

So, the company created an initiative called  that aims to make it easy for anyone, from kids to adults, to learn the basics of writing code. Naturally, it’s centered around Apple’s Swift programming language rather than, say, C++ or JavaScript. And it all starts with Swift Playgrounds, a cute iPad app that teaches the fundamentals of coding in a way so

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