From: Apple Developer News
Subject: WWDC Sessions at MACWORLD
If you missed Apple’s 1997 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)-or if you
need a refresher course on what you learned there-Apple Developer
Relations, in conjunction with Mitch Hall Associates (the sponsors of
MACWORLD Expo), will be offering nine hours of Mac OS and Rhapsody
development sessions during MACWORLD Expo/Boston, August 5 to 8.
This new conference track recaps the technical highlights of the May 1997
WWDC. To participate, you can register online for “Package One” at the
MACWORLD Expo web site http://www.mha.com/macworld/mwbos97/reg/frame.html.
Registering for the conference package includes admission to the trade
show (which includes access to Developer Central, the developer tools
area), conference tracks,half- day tutorials on August 5, and keynote
sessions. Apple will also be hosting special Rhapsody development labs
during MACWORLD Expo.
The current line-up of sessions includes:
Apple’s Hardware Roadmap for Developers Session 39, Wednesday, August 6,
1:00 to 2:15 p.m. Speaker: Richard Schlein. Apple Computer makes the
fastest personal and notebook computers in the world. For a preview of
what’s next, come to this session.
Apple’s AV Technologies for Developers
Session 59, Wednesday, August 6, 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Speaker: Steve
Bannerman. Get the details on the AV technologies implemented on Macintosh
hardware. At this session you can learn how you can take advantage of these
capabilities to create new solutions.
WebObjects: A Technical Introduction
Wednesday, August 6, 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. Speaker: Wiley Hodges. WebObjects is
an open platform for building and deploying dynamic network applications.
Learn the basics of designing and implementing applications for the Web
using WebObjects, as well as tips and tricks used by the WebObjects
Apple’s Internet and Web Technologies for Developers
Session 69, Thursday, August 7, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Speaker: Shaan
Pruden. Apple, together with its developers, is uniquely positioned to take
advantage of the explosive growth of the Internet. In this session, you’ll
find out how Apple is leveraging its strengths to provide the best
platforms for Internet/Intranet development.
Mac OS Runtime For Java
Session 79, Thursday, August 7, 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. Speaker: Shaan Pruden. In
this session, you’ll discover how to combine the strengths and power of
Java with the richness of the Macintosh environment. This session will
discuss Mac OS Java directions, JDK 1.1 support, accessing the Toolbox from
Java, and embedding Java Content in applications.
Rhapsody Technical Overview for Developers
Session 99, Thursday, August 7, 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Speaker: Ken Bereskin or
Leon Baranovsky. Rhapsody is Apple’s powerful new operating system that
features a state-of-the-art OS foundation, great support for the Mac OS, an
advanced look and feel, the Yellow Box object-oriented programming model
based on OpenStep and Java, and best-of-class multimedia with QTML. In this
session, you’ll learn about the Rhapsody technical strategy, along with the
business opportunities that the cross-platform Yellow Box enables.
Java in Rhapsody
Session 89, Thursday, August 7, 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. Speaker: Leon Baranovsky.
You’ve heard the Java hype; now find out how Apple is embracing Java in
Rhapsody. Learn how Rhapsody allows you to leverage both standard Java
Libraries and additional Apple technologies.
Rhapsody’s Core Operating System
Session 109, Friday, August 8, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Speaker: JohnSigma.
Rhapsody provides a robust and high performance operating system foundation
designed to support the needs of Blue Box and Yellow Box applications.
Learn the basics of this operating system platform through the architecture
and design of the kernel, runtime environment, plug and play I/O system,
and flexible file system.
Yellow Box Development
Session 119, Friday, August 8, 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. Speaker: Jordan
Dea-Mattson. The Yellow Box provides a rich platform suitable for building
next generation applications across multiple platforms. The Yellow Box is
also a great platform to develop Java-based products. Learn how you can
enjoy huge increases inproductivity by exploiting the rich collection of
pre-built objects and rapid application development enabled by Rhapsody’s