Apple Unveils Exciting Slate of Events for WWDC23
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is an annual event that draws developers from around the world eager to learn about upcoming technologies, frameworks, and tools across Apple’s suite of products. This year, the event, known as WWDC23, is set to take place from June 5 through 9 and will be held entirely online with a special experience at Apple Park available on opening day. Whether you’re an experienced developer or just starting out, this year’s event is going to be one for the books. Here’s a rundown of what to expect:
The event kicks off with the keynote presentation, which will offer the first look at upcoming updates to Apple platforms. You can tune in via the Apple website, Apple Developer app, the Apple TV app, and YouTube. If you miss the live presentation, don’t worry, as on-demand playback will be available after the live stream concludes.
Platforms State of the Union
The Platforms State of the Union event is where developers can learn about new tools, technologies, and advances that will allow them to take their apps to the next level. Streaming via the Apple Developer app and the Apple Developer website, this event is a must-attend for anyone looking to stay competitive in the world of app development.
Apple Design Awards
The Apple Design Awards recognize and celebrate the art, craft, creativity, and technical expertise of Apple’s developer community. The awards ceremony will be held via the Apple Developer app and website, with this year’s winners being unveiled during the event.
Access to Experts
With over 175 in-depth session videos available, WWDC23 offers the latest tools and technologies for developers to learn how to create the next generation of apps and games. During the event, developers can get answers to their technical, design, and App Store questions through one-on-one online lab appointments with Apple experts.
Session videos will be posted daily on the Apple Developer app and the Apple Developer website.
One-on-One Lab Appointments
Developers can connect directly with an Apple engineer or expert to get guidance and assistance on building innovative and platform-differentiating apps and games.
Developers can discover how to improve their app’s presence on the App Store.
Along with session videos and one-on-one labs, Apple engineers and designers will host activities all week online in Slack to help developers engage in technical discussions, get answers to their questions, and connect with each other. These activities range from technology or design Q&As to community-building icebreaker activities.
The Apple Developer app is the perfect companion to WWDC23, offering developers daily updates and notifications on the latest news, content, and activities. In the app, developers can browse content by topic, register for online Slack-based activities and one-on-one labs with Apple experts, and more. SharePlay allows developers to watch videos with their peers, and they can even copy code directly from session videos into Xcode.
Swift Student Challenge
WWDC23 is an opportunity to support student developers through the Swift Student Challenge. Students from around the world are invited to create an app playground on a topic of their choice and submit their work by April 19. Winners will receive an exclusive WWDC23 jacket and pin set.
WWDC23 promises to be one of the most exciting events for developers this year, with a packed week of activities and events to help developers learn about the latest advancements in Apple’s suite of products. Whether you’re an experienced developer or just starting out, WWDC23 has something for everyone.
Can anyone attend WWDC23?
Yes, the event is free for all developers. Simply visit the Apple Developer website to register and learn more.
When is WWDC23 taking place?
WWDC23 is taking place from June 5 through 9.
How can I watch the keynote presentation?
You can watch the keynote presentation via the Apple website, Apple Developer app, the Apple TV app, and YouTube.
What is the Swift Student Challenge?
The Swift Student Challenge is an opportunity for student developers to create an app playground on a topic of their choice and submit their work to win exclusive prizes.
What is the Apple Developer app?
The Apple Developer app is the perfect companion to WWDC23, offering developers daily updates and notifications on the latest news, content, and activities.