Playgrounds are not a new concept in software development. I have always had that “Test” project with all kinds of different code blocks that I wrote for some project or tested out ideas for creating more optimized code. I figure I would test out the new Swift playground and see what it’s all about.
In case you don’t know what a playground is, here are some great things you can use playgrounds for:
- Learning to code
- Testing out new algorithms quickly
- Creating a complex mathematical formula and get results quickly -for instance, I use Excel almost exclusively as my calculator application
- Interact with a running application
Learn more about playground on the Swift site here.