Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2021 is scheduled for June 7, with the keynote beginning at 10 am PDT (10 pm IST), the company announced on Monday.
WWDC 2021’s keynote address will be available to watch for free on Apple.com, Apple Developer app, Apple TV app and Youtube.
The second event, called ‘Platforms State of the Union’, will stream on the Apple Developer app and website. It will cover new improvements, tools and technologies across Apple platforms to help developers enhance their app experience across iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS.
The event will conclude with the annual Apple Design Awards on June 10, 2 pm PDT, which will “celebrate the creative artistry, craftsmanship, and technical achievement of Apple developers”. Design awards will stream on the Apple Developer app and website.
What’s more in store for developers?
Apple Developer Program members will be able to request one-on-one lab consultations with over 1000 Apple experts to talk about best practices and APIs and also apply for UI and design reviews. WWDC 2021 will also feature over 200 in-depth sessions posted June 8 onwards on the Apple Developer app and website.
Apple engineers will also engage with users and answer questions on Apple Developer Forums throughout the week. Developers can also engage with the community through coding or design challenges.
Developers can find additional information about WWDC 2021 through the Apple Developer app.
“New for WWDC21, Pavilions provide an easy way for developers to explore relevant sessions, labs, and special activities for a given topic. Conference attendees can customize their WWDC experience and check out content organized around specific areas like SwiftUI, Developer Tools, Accessibility & Inclusion, and more — exclusively within the Apple Developer app,” Apple announced.
Apple also announced that they’ll be announcing the winners of the Swift Student Challenge on June 1.
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