How I became dev in the age of 43, released my own app and started to teach kids how to code

From professional burnout to learning Swift

From self-study to teaching kids the basics of programming in Swift

1. Go ahead
2. Check what brick is under you
3. If it is a red block, attach it underneath you, otherwise do not do anything
4. Check if you still have a brick in front of you, if so, start reading the instructions from point 1.
5. You have completed the game.

Swift Playgrounds on iPad
Teachnig kids Swift with Swift Playground.
My son in front of the class, explaining to his colleagues a few simple programming concepts.
Teachnig kids Swift with Swift Playground.
A creature called Byte drawn by one of the pupils.
My son (8 years old) plays with the Swift code in Xcode Playground

Teaching myself gives results

My own app for Mac

Negative for Mac, a PDF reader for night owls

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