Swift Playgrounds is about to hit 1.5 — hold onto your bots!

If you thought Swift Playgrounds 1.0 was cool, Swift Playgrounds 1.5 is going to blow your robot mind.One of the best and most important announcements at WWDC 2016 was Swift Playgrounds, an iPad app that made coding not only accessible but fun for children of all ages. For a company that makes billions off iPhone sales, it was a singularly noble gift to education, especially since there’d been nothing like it for decades, not since the days of Hypercard and maybe Logo.Now, on the eve of WWDC 2017, Apple is updating Swift Playgrounds to version 1.5 and making it compatible with a joyous array of third-party robotics sets.Yeah, robotics.Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering: More than 1 million kids and adults from around the world are already using Swift Playgrounds to learn the fundamentals of coding with Swift in a fun and interactive way

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Swift Playgrounds is about to hit 1.5 — hold onto your bots!