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.
|2||Keynote||Keynote is the most powerful presentation app ever designed for a mobile device. Start with an Apple-designed theme and add text, images, charts, tables, and shapes with just a few taps. Draw and write with Apple Pencil on iPad, or use your finger. Bring it all to life with cinematic animations and transitions that look as though they were created by your own special effects team. Add live video to your slideshow and appear right on your slides. Confidently present to your audience from anywhere, in person or virtually, and take turns controlling a presentation in multi-presenter slideshows. Collaborate with others at the same time • With real-time collaboration, your whole team can work together on a presentation at the same time on Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch—even on a PC • Share your presentation publicly or with specific people, see who’s currently in the presentation with you, and view other people’s cursors to follow their edits • Available on presentations stored in iCloud or in Box Create stunning presentations • Choose from over 40 Apple-designed themes to give your presentations a beautiful start or create a quick draft by starting with a text outline • Use the slide navigator to quickly skim through your presentation, add new slides, and reorder slides • Use the built-in camera to add live video right on your slides • Engage your audience with interactive charts and chart animations • Quickly add photos and videos from the Photos app or any of over 700 editable shapes • Add an interactive image gallery to view a collection of photos • Use Instant Alpha to easily remove image backgrounds • Import and edit Microsoft PowerPoint presentations Cinema-quality animations • Beautiful cinematic slide transitions and impressive text and object animations • Magic Move effect to effortlessly animate and morph graphics • Emphasis builds let you add impact with one click • See live on-canvas previews as you animate your slides Present to your audience • Rehearse a presentation with current slide, presenter notes, and timer all in one view • Present on an external display or projector, or stream wirelessly using AirPlay and Apple TV • Use multi-presenter slideshows to let participants take turns controlling a shared presentation from their own device • Highlight with Apple Pencil or with your finger while presenting on iPad • Control your slideshow from iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or iPod touch • Create self-running, interactive shows for kiosks and displays iCloud • Turn on iCloud so you can access and edit your presentations from your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and from a Mac or PC browser at iCloud.com • Keynote automatically saves your presentations as you make changes Share a copy of your work • Export presentations to Microsoft PowerPoint, PDF, HTML, movies, and image files • Use AirDrop to send your presentation to anyone nearby 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, tables, 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. 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 • Convert your handwritten words to typed text with Scribble and Apple Pencil Collaborate with others at the same time • With real-time collaboration, your whole team can work together on a document at the same time on Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch—even on a PC • Share your document publicly or with specific people, see who’s currently in the document with you, and view other people’s cursors to follow their edits • Available on documents stored in iCloud or in Box Create beautiful documents • Use Screen View on iPhone to automatically display text, images, and other elements optimized to fit your screen • Choose from over 90 Apple-designed templates • 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 • Import and edit Microsoft Word and text files 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 • Turn on facing pages to format your document as two-page spreads • Create page templates to keep the design consistent across your page layout document • Create footnotes and endnotes and view character, word, and paragraph counts • Add elegant mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation • 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 from a Mac or PC browser at iCloud.com • Pages automatically saves your documents as you make changes 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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