Swift Playgrounds: Learn to Code 1&2
by Apple Education
This course material is only available in the iTunes U app on iPhone or iPad.
This course is designed to help you to learn to code no matter what your level of experience. Through a series of exciting activities and challenges, you’ll learn key coding concepts as you solve puzzles in the Swift Playgrounds app. As you progress through the course, you’ll build your computational thinking skills, and see how coding can be fun as you explore examples of coding in everyday life.
There are 10 lessons filled with video instruction and practical activities where you can document, practice, reflect and review your progress.
|1||Notability||Welcome to Notability: powerful, yet wonderfully simple note-taking and PDF annotation. Apple Editors' Choice on iPad, iPhone, and Mac! Top selling paid app on iPad App Store, regularly ranked #1. Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to enrich their lives. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note-taking experience at school, home, and work. CREATE MEMORABLE MULTI-MEDIA NOTES • Work with a variety of note-taking, journaling, and drawing tools like ink, highlighter, text, and audio. • Explore endless ideas with continuous page scroll. • Mark up imported textbooks, documents, lecture slides, class assignments, and images. • Add photos, GIFs, web pages, and more. STAY ORGANIZED, PAPER-FREE • Always keep your notes with you, without the weight, the hassle or the paper waste. • Group notes with customizable subjects and dividers. • Quickly search handwriting*, typed text, PDF text, image text, and note titles. • Secure notes using Face ID and Touch ID. HANDWRITE AND SKETCH NATURALLY • Ink is fine-tuned for the Apple Pencil for the most responsive, precise writing experience yet, including double-tap gesture for switching tools, erasing, and more. • Create custom colors and match any color with the color dropper. • Precisely erase freehand ink or shapes with varied brush sizes. • Easily create perfect shapes. • Quickly switch between ink or eraser styles with the Favorites Toolbar. RECORD AND PLAYBACK AUDIO • Get more out of your lectures and meetings when you record them. • Replay audio recordings and tap anywhere on your note to hear what was said at that moment. SHARE IDEAS IN PRESENTATION MODE • Present ideas in full screen without distracting toolbars when connected to an external display. • Engage an audience with all of Notability's tools including a Laser Pointer. DO MORE WITH MULTI-NOTE • Work with two notes side-by-side. • Quickly switch between notes and Drag & Drop handwriting, typed text, images, etc. TYPE ANYWHERE • Full-featured, left-aligned typing with word count and a wide range of fonts, custom fonts, sizes, and colors. • Create outlines, interactive checklists, and text boxes. IMPORT AND SHARE • Import PDFs, DOCs, PPTs, images, GIFs, and more - conversion to PDF happens on your device, so information stays private. • Easily create searchable multi-page PDFs using the built-in Document Scanner. AUTO-BACKUP AND ICLOUD SYNC • Use iCloud to automatically sync your notes to Notability across iPad, iPhone, and Mac. • Use Auto-backup to send your notes to a cloud service for archiving or recovery. Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, WebDAV, and OneDrive are all supported! --- Customize your note-taking experience in the Notability Shop! Explore an exciting array of content available for purchase: • *Handwriting Conversion and Search (included with Edu VPP) • Daily Planner • Stickers, themes, and more! --- Notability is a registered trademark of Ginger Labs, Inc.||--||$8.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Keynote||Keynote is the most powerful presentation app ever designed for a mobile device. Built from the ground up for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, it makes creating a world-class presentation — complete with animated charts and cinematic transitions — as simple as touching and tapping. Start with an Apple-designed theme and add text, images, charts, tables, and shapes with just a few taps. Highlight your data with stunning interactive charts. Draw and write with Apple Pencil on supported devices, or use your finger. Present right from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Or use Keynote Live to present a slideshow that viewers can follow from their Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and from iCloud.com. Preview your slides and notes on your device using the Presenter Display. With iCloud built in, your presentations are kept up to date across all your devices. And with real-time collaboration, your team will be able to work together at the same time on a Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch — even on a PC using iWork for iCloud. Collaborate with others at the same time • Your whole team can work together on a presentation at the same time using real-time collaboration • Collaboration is built right in to Keynote on the Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch • PC users can collaborate too, using Keynote for iCloud • Share your document publicly or with specific people • Easily see who’s currently in the presentation with you • View other people’s cursors to follow their edits • Available on presentations stored in iCloud or in Box Get started quickly • Choose from 30 Apple-designed themes to give your presentations a beautiful start • Use the slide navigator to quickly skim through your presentation, add new slides, and reorder slides • Design your presentation using your choice of slide layouts, animations, fonts, and style options • Quickly open password-protected presentations using Touch ID or Face ID on supported devices Create stunning presentations • Add emphasis to presentations with action build effects, including move, rotate, and scale animations. • Use predefined text styles or choose text options to personalize your slides • Easily change slide masters and backgrounds • Use donut charts to visualize data in an engaging new way • Add an interactive image gallery to view a collection of photos • Enhance your presentations with a library of over 700 editable shapes • Quickly add your photos and videos from the Photos app using the Media Browser • Edit down to the pixel with rulers and alignment guides • Use Instant Alpha to easily remove image backgrounds Cinema-quality animations • Beautiful cinematic slide transitions for easily creating stunning presentations • Magic Move effect to effortlessly animate and morph graphics • Gorgeous slide transitions including Clothesline, Object Cube, Object Flip, and Object Pop • Impressive text and object animations including Vanish, Crumble, and Fade and Scale Present to your audience • Rehearse a presentation with current slide, presenter notes, and timer all in one view • Keynote Live lets you present a slideshow that viewers can follow from their Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and from iCloud.com • Present on an external display or projector; navigate slides, view presenter notes; stream wirelessly using AirPlay and Apple TV • Highlight with Apple Pencil while presenting on iPad Pro iCloud • Turn on iCloud to access and edit your presentations from your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and iCloud.com • Use Keynote for iCloud to access and edit your presentations from a Mac or PC browser • Keynote automatically saves your presentations as you make changes Share your work • Export your presentation to Microsoft PowerPoint or PDF format • Export your presentation as a movie, animated GIF, or images Some features may require Internet access; additional fees and terms may apply.||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||Pages||Pages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. Start with an Apple-designed template to instantly create gorgeous reports, digital books, resumes, posters and more. Or use a blank document and create your own design. Easily add images, movies, audio, charts and shapes. You can even draw and annotate using Apple Pencil on supported devices, or your finger. Pages has been designed exclusively for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. With iCloud built in, your documents are kept up to date across all your devices. And with real-time collaboration, your team will be able to work together at the same time on a Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch — even on a PC. Draw and annotate using Apple Pencil, or your finger • Easily add drawings with pen, pencil, crayon, and fill tools. Then animate them and watch them come to life • Use Smart Annotation to add comments and marks that stay anchored to their associated text Collaborate with others at the same time • With real-time collaboration, your whole team can work together on a document at the same time • Collaboration is built right in to Pages on the Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. PC users can collaborate too • Share your document publicly or with specific people • You can easily see who’s currently in the document with you • View other people’s cursors to follow their edits • Available on documents stored in iCloud or in Box Get started quickly • Choose from over 70 Apple-designed templates to instantly create beautiful reports, digital books, resumes, cards, posters and more • Import and edit Microsoft Word and text files Create beautiful documents • Format your document with gorgeous styles, fonts, and textures • Enhance your document with a library of over 700 editable shapes • Easily add images, video, and audio • Add an image gallery to view a collection of photos on the same page • Create interactive EPUB books that can be shared with others or published to Apple Books for download or purchase Advanced tools • Use the table of contents view to easily navigate your document or book • Add comments and join threaded conversations • Turn on change tracking to mark up a document as you edit it • Add bookmarks to easily link from one part of your document to another • View pages side by side as you work • Turn on facing pages to format your document as two-page spreads • Create master pages to keep the design consistent across your page layout document • Add linked text boxes so text easily flows from one place to another • Create footnotes and endnotes and view word counts • Add elegant mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation • Quickly open password-protected documents using Touch ID or Face ID on supported devices • Use presenter mode to easily read and auto scroll text while giving a speech iCloud • Turn on iCloud so your documents are automatically available on your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and iCloud.com • Access and edit your documents from a Mac or PC browser at www.icloud.com with Pages for iCloud Share a copy of your work • Use AirDrop to send your document to anyone nearby • Quickly and easily share a link to your work via Mail, Messages, Twitter, or Facebook • Export your document in EPUB, Microsoft Word, and PDF format • Print wirelessly with AirPrint, including page range selection, number of copies, and two-sided printing Some features may require Internet access; additional fees and terms may apply.||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||Art Set||This stunningly beautiful app is like having a virtual art set right inside your iPad. Paint and draw via the photo realistic interface with tools that look and feel like the real thing. Art Set gives an alternative to complex and mechanical like paint apps for all to enjoy - artist or not! But simplicity comes without sacrificing quality, from pens to pencils, paints to pastels, each has been carefully crafted to produce natural results in real time. The 3D textured oil paint gives amazing thick gloopy strokes or thin delicate detail via virtual pressure sensitivity. Sparkle and glow with special metallic and fluorescent colours. Build up subtle tones and textures with oil pastels, wax crayons, coloured pencils and marker pens. Add fine detail via multitouch pinch and zoom. Choose from different paper colours and textures, or import your own photos. The blending tools give you many ways to mix and smudge colour around on the canvas with varying effects. Create anything from smooth gentle gradients to roughly textured scratches and splatters. - thick 3D textured oil paint - five blending tools - metallic colours sparkle and shine - fluorescent colours that glow and dazzle - zoom and pan for fine detail - high resolution canvas on retina screens at near 4 Mega pixels (1728 x 2304) - import your own photos and images - export to your photo album, email or social networks - recent tool list keeps used colours and tools to hand - virtual pressure sensitivity - unlimited undo - real time high performance - Apple Pencil support for pressure and tilt Art Set is a wonderfully creative addition to any iPad! Also available : 'Art Set - Pro Edition' with many more features. For iPhone and iPod touch users 'Art Set - Pocket Edition' is available too!||--||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Introduction||--||0:50||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||01 Intro to Commands||--||1:57||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||01 Commands||--||0:55||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||02 Intro to Debugging||--||1:16||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||02 Debugging||--||1:12||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||03 Intro to Functions and Loops||--||1:45||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||03 Functions and Loops||--||1:18||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||04 Intro to Conditional Code||--||2:41||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||04 Conditional Code||--||0:53||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||05 Intro to While Loops||--||0:47||Free||View in iTunes|
|17||05 While Loops||--||1:07||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||06 Intro to Algorithms||--||0:55||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||06 Algorithms||--||0:56||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||07 Intro to Variables||--||1:54||Free||View in iTunes|
|21||07 Variables||--||1:05||Free||View in iTunes|
|22||08 Intro to Types||--||1:24||Free||View in iTunes|
|23||08 Types||--||1:27||Free||View in iTunes|
|24||09 Intro to Parameters||--||1:20||Free||View in iTunes|
|25||09 Parameters||--||1:07||Free||View in iTunes|
|26||10 Intro to Arrays||--||2:01||Free||View in iTunes|
|27||10 World Building||--||1:06||Free||View in iTunes|
|28||Did You Know? Change Your Character||--||0:30||Free||View in iTunes|
|29||Did You Know? Accessibility||--||0:48||Free||View in iTunes|
|30||Did You Know? Coding Keyboard||--||0:51||Free||View in iTunes|
|31||Did You Know? Hints||--||0:41||Free||View in iTunes|
|32||01 Student video description example||--||0:29||Free||View in iTunes|
|33||02 Student debugging process example||--||1:06||Free||View in iTunes|
|34||03 Student pattern example||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|35||04 Student photo collage example||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|36||05 Student video description example||--||0:29||Free||View in iTunes|
|37||06 Student pseudocode examples||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|38||07 Student newsbot story example||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|39||08 Student rocket house examples||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|40||09 Student Siri Says examples||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|41||10 Student peachyBlend example||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|42||10 Keynote template||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
An excellent companion to the IOS app!
The videos do a good job of demonstrating the key concepts and challenges faced in the Swift Playground App. I gained significant clarity about some of the coding concepts that I had not yet fully grasped.
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These are awesome videos!