Swift Playgrounds 4.1 beta brings App Store submissions to Mac

Back in December 2021, Apple finally started allowing developers to build apps and submit them for publication on iPads. The change was pretty remarkable – as if the iPad really became a pc replacement For some developers. They can build projects from scratch and upload them to App Store Connect for review later – without the need for a Mac. However, this addition remained exclusive to iPadOS, although the app is also available on macOS. Considering Mac users can already upload projects to App Store Connect without needing Swift Playgrounds, this really wasn’t a big deal. Apple is still streamlining features between the two platforms in the latest beta release. Swift Playgrounds 4.1 beta is now available for select developers on iPadOS and macOS. It presents the above additions to Apple’s desktop computers.

according to a 9to5Mac As per the report, Apple has released Swift Playgrounds 4.1 beta for select developers. Anyone wishing to get their hands on this release can submit a request to gain access. This version packs a lot of changes, mostly focused on the Mac client. This includes:

Preview your app and watch changes live as you type (app project requires macOS 12.4 beta 2 or higher).

Run your app in your window and install to Applications folder Learn how to build apps with walkthroughs and samples provided by Apple.

Submit your app on App Store Connect and distribute with TestFlight.

Type with quick, inline code suggestions.

Browse the library of SwiftUI controls, symbols and colors.

Use publicly available Swift packages.

Search through all the files in your project.

Open your new app project in Xcode.

On the other hand, the iPad client includes a new keep up with apps Tutorials to help SwiftUI learners. To request access for this version, go to download section of Apple’s developer website. Through Application tab of Beta menu, you will be able to express your interest to Apple. If the company accepts your request, it will send you a Testflight link for Swift Playgrounds 4.1 Beta.

Do you use your iPad as a PC replacement? why or why not? Let us know in the comments section below.


Source: apple developer website

via: 9to5Mac

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