Cupertino, California Apple today announced that it will host its Annual Developer Conference (WWDC) from June 7-11, in a completely online format. Free for all developers, WWDC21 will offer a unique insight into the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS. Building on record-breaking engagement and learning from last year’s online conference, WWDC21 is an opportunity for developers to learn about the new technologies, tools and frameworks they rely on to build innovative apps and games and differentiate the platform. Apple also announced that this year’s Swift Student Challenge, an opportunity for young developers to demonstrate their coding skills with a Swift Playground construction, is now accepting submissions.
“We love bringing developers together every year at WWDC to learn about our latest technology and connect them with Apple engineers,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of global developer relations, enterprise marketing and education. “We are working to make WWDC21 our largest and best yet, and we are excited to offer Apple developers new tools to support them while creating applications that change the way we live, work and play.”
As customers depend on Apple products more than ever to work, learn, and express their creativity, entertainment, and entertainment, WWDC21 will provide Apple’s global community of more than 28 million developers, as well as the next generation of application developers, with the information and tools necessary to turn their ideas into reality. . This year’s conference will feature announcements from milestones and state of the union, online sessions, and 1: 1 labs providing technical guidance and new ways for developers to interact with Apple engineers and designers to learn about the latest frameworks and technologies.
To support the local economy, even while hosting WWDC21 online and as part of the $ 100 million Racial Justice and Equality Initiative, Apple is also committing $ 1 million to SJ Aspires, an education and equity initiative launched by the City of San Jose. SJ Aspires focuses on empowering young people in disadvantaged neighborhoods to set goals and chart a path toward receiving a college education, offers a performance-based scholarship program that educates students about their college and career choices, and provides individual counseling and advice as well as online tools to help reduce the barriers Black and White students face. Brown’s access to academic opportunities. This builds on Apple’s multi-year partnership with the City of San José and the San José Public Library Foundation to support technology programming.