Finally, the date for Apple’s biggest online event is out. The company has decided to host a Virtual Worldwide Developers Conference in June. The online event of WWDC20 will begin on June 22 via Apple Developer app and on the Apple Developer website for free. Additionally, the company has also announced Swift Student Challenge and the registrations for it are open till May 17.
Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing said, “WWDC20 will be our biggest yet, bringing together our global developer community of more than 23 million in an unprecedented way for a week in June to learn about the future of Apple platforms. We can’t wait to meet online in June with the global developer community and share with them all of the new tools we’ve been working on to help them create even more incredible apps and services. We look forward to sharing more details about WWDC20 with everyone as we get closer to this exciting event.”
Owing to the social-distancing measures imposed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic in March Apple decided to conduct the Worldwide Developers Conference via digital get-together. And finally, the company has revealed the date of the event that will begin on June 22 and will go on for a week where it will be introducing its upcoming products as well as a line-up of software. It is most likely to unveil iOS 14 and watchOS 7, iPadOS, macOS and tvOS.
To get early access to all the upcoming software the creative and innovative developers around the world are required to download the Apple Developer app where additional WWDC20 program information including keynote and Platforms State of the Union details, session and lab schedules, and more will be shared in June. Information will also be made available on the Apple Developer website and by email.
The company also announced the Swift Student Challenge, an opportunity for student developers to showcase their love of coding by creating their own Swift playground. Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering said, “Students are an integral part of the Apple developer community, and last year WWDC saw attendance from more than 350 student developers spanning 37 different countries. “As we look forward to WWDC20, although our gathering will be virtual this year, we want to recognise and celebrate the creative contributions of our young developers from around the world. We can’t wait to see this next generation of innovative thinkers turn their ideas into a reality through the Swift Student Challenge.” Submissions for the Swift Student Challenge are now open till May 17. The Winners will receive an exclusive WWDC20 jacket and pin set.
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