Tired of having to think of directories and names for your throwaway playground files? PlayNow is here solve all your problems!
cd /Applications && curl -L https://raw.githubusercontent.com/apalancat/PlayNow/gh/PlayNow.tgz | tar x
You can also download it and Control-click to have Gatekeeper give you the option to open it.
Install with Homebrew Cask
- Install Homebrew:
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
- Install Cask:
brew install cask
- Install PlayNow:
brew cask install playnow
PlayNow creates an iOS playground by default.
If you prefer OS X or tvOS playgrounds you can open the file
PlayNow.app/Contents/MacOS/PlayNow with your favorite text editor and change
platform = "ios" to
platform = "osx" or
platform = "tvos" (non-favorite text editors could also work).
How to use it?
- Open the app with your App Launcher (or manually)
- It creates a new Playground in /tmp
- The Playground opens automatically in Xcode
What is it?
It's just a simple ruby script wrapped in an app that creates empty Swift playground files in your /tmp directory and opens them with Xcode. The script itself is here.