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  • 09.13.16

Apple’s kid-friendly “learn to code” app is more than meets the eye

But the app is much more than that. Playgrounds is also a robust sandbox for professional developers, with built-in capabilities, like access to iPad’s hardware, designed to appeal to grown-ups. 

We take a look at Apple’s competitors in this crowded education space, and ask whether Playgrounds has a shot at convincing developers to embrace the Swift programming language that Apple introduced in 2014. 

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