Some developers got a change to look into upcoming Swift Playgrounds 4 allowing iOS app development on iPad with distribution options.

These developers had to sign NDA in order to try the app.

It seems that Swift Playgrounds 4 will be released together with iPadOS 15.2 as it requires this version to run.

MacRumors

Reference: Apple Invites Some Developers to Try Swift Playgrounds 4 Ahead of Launch, Here’s a first look at the new Swift Playgrounds 4 ahead of official release

Recommendations

Developer:

Try new Swift Playgrounds when available. Consider using it for quick prototyping.

QA engineer:

Business as usual.

PM/DM:

Business as usual.

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