LEARN­ING TO PRO­GRAM

Does your dream app not ex­ist? Then make it your­self with these tools

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01 SWIFT PLAY­GROUNDS

Ap­ple’s own app is a great place to start for as­pir­ing coders of any age who have zero ex­pe­ri­ence. It teaches tech cod­ing con­cepts with sim­ple and fun lessons. Free, App Store (iPad)

02 UDACITY

This cov­ers a plethora of lan­guages, as well as data sci­ence and ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence – ideal for those want­ing to learn a broad range of cod­ing skills. Free, App Store, Google Play

03 CODEA

If you want to build full-fledged apps right on an iPad, this is for you. There are lots of ex­am­ple pro­jects to dis­sect and help you learn your way around. $22.99, App Store (iPad)

04 CODA

This is a full-fea­tured text ed­i­tor that sup­ports a va­ri­ety of cod­ing lan­guages, with syn­tax high­light­ing, a rich snip­pet sys­tem and even an SSH ter­mi­nal. $38.99, App Store

05 TEXTASTIC CODE ED­I­TOR 6

A ca­pa­ble text ed­i­tor, it has syn­tax high­light­ing for over 80 lan­guages and con­nects to a va­ri­ety of web servers. $14.99, App Store

06 DASH

Dash is es­sen­tially an open-source Wikipedia for over 150 pro­gram­ming doc­u­men­ta­tion sets. You’ll need Xcode to in­stall it on your iOS de­vices. Free, kapeli.com/dash_ios

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