Awesome Swift Playgrounds
A curated list of awesome Swift playgrounds.
Please take a quick look at the contribution guidelines first. Thanks to all contributors; you rock!
If you see a playground here that does not work anymore with the current release of Xcode or is not a good fit, please submit a pull request to improve this file or consider updating it, thank you!
Downloading all the playgrounds
Unless otherwise indicated, all playgrounds are compatible with Swift 3.
All the playgrounds are available as submodules in the
playgrounds/ directory, to download them all in one go, just clone this repository with
git clone --recursive https://github.com/uraimo/Awesome-Swift-Playgrounds.git or execute
git submodule update --init after you have cloned the repository the usual way.
Apple's playgrounds distributed as zip archives have to be downloaded manually.
🌟 = My personal favorites
🍁 = Swift 4+ Playground
⏳ = Pre-Swift 3 Playground
Playgrounds that can be run on your iPad
Some interesting playgrounds to learn Swift
Learning Swift: Advanced Topics
Advanced topics, useful once you have mastered the basics of the language
Protocol Oriented Programming
Functional Reactive Programming
Playgrounds from Apple, usually presented at some WWDC
WWDC Students Submissions
Playgrounds submitted by students for the WWDC scholarship
Playgrounds about Playgrounds
Playgrounds that describe what you can do with playgrounds
Playgrounds from Playgroundbooks
Playgrounds derived from iPad Swift Playgroundbooks
Theoretical Computer Science
Algorithms and Data Structures
Algorithms and data structures implemented in Swift
Programming language interpreters implemented in Swift
UIKit And Graphics
A list of playgrounds that demostrate various aspect of UIKit and other graphical frameworks
Metalbrot - Interactive playground that draws the Mandelbrot fractal with Metal. 🌟
METAL Playground - Apple Metal framework playground. 🌟 ⏳
Sounds and music
Bach Playground - A Simple Swift Playground that plays a brief piece by Bach with AVAudioEngine and AVMIDIPlayer.
PlayerNode Playground - Playground using AVAudioEngine with a playernode and effects to play an audio file. 🌟
Miles - A Swift Playground that creates jazz improvisations in any key using AudioToolbox and AVFoundation.
Live math with playgrounds
Libraries and APIs
Library tutorials, in a playground
AudioKit Playgrounds - 130+ Audio synthesis, processing, playback, and analysis playgrounds with AudioKit.
AIToolbox - A set of playgrounds showing machine learning algorithms, all implemented with pieces of the AIToolbox framework code.
Cognitive Service APIs - Get started with the Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs.
Rx Playground - A playground with RxSwift examples.
Sets of playgrounds about various topics
What doesn't fit anywhere else, but still awesome
Rubik's Cube - Implementing basic model and behavior of Rubic's Cube in Swift. 🍁
Icon Creator - Create app icons on Swift playground.
2048 Playground - The 2048 game implemented with a playground.
SwiftShell - Bash shell in a playground.
LaunchPad Playground - A playground that simulates a real LaunchPad for making music.
Super Maze - A programmatic maze generator and solver.
Tic Tac Toe - Tic tac toe in a playground.
Pixel Art Maker - A playground where you can make pixel art.
SwiftCoin - A simplistic blockchain & cryptocurrency in a playground.
SentimentlySwift - Sentiment analysis in Swift.
SwiftChain - Simple Cryptocurrency in a Swift Playground.
Game Boards - Chess, checkers, tic-tac-toe, sudoku and many others in playground. 🌟 ⏳
StarWars Seals - Emblems from Star Wars in Swift playgrounds via CoreGraphics and UIViews. ⏳
SwiftFiles - Save, Load and Delete files easily from within a Swift playground. ⏳
Earth photos - A slideshow of Earth photos taken by DSCOVR/EPIC. 🌟 ⏳