Turtles, turtles, everywhere!

I’m a big fan of turtle graphics, as you probably know.

You can see the effects of your code pretty clearly with most version, from LOGO to Python to Swift.

This is a huge win for learners, because you can draw some pretty cool stuff relatively quickly.

I’ve published an app on the App Store for doing LOGO development on your Mac.

And then there are the Turtle Graphics playgrounds I’ve developed for Swift Playgrounds.


Via the Irish Tech Community Slack channel, I found Shelly the other day.

For those of you who’ve asked me for platform-independent coding tools, this is a great one!

It’s got a beautiful interface with lots of nice little touches to help you build your vision.

There are a series of lessons to teach you how to use the programming language, which will hopefully ease you into the language.

It’s not for the faint of heart, as the syntax can be a little confusing for certain things, but if you’re away from your iPad or Mac and want to sharpen those programming skills it’s not a bad alternative!

Check it out at

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