Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2005

CUPERTINO, California–May 2, 2005–Apple today announced that Steve Jobs
will kick off its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote on
Monday, June 6, 2005, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at San Francisco’s Moscone

The five-day event, which runs from June 6 to June 10, will host more than
140 technical sessions with new content designed to serve a wide range of
Mac developers, including tracks for making the most of Mac OS X version
10.4 “Tiger,” hands-on labs with the latest Mac systems and a unique
opportunity to work developer-to-developer with the Apple engineers who
created Tiger.

Other activities at Apple’s WWDC 2005 include:

* an in-depth look at Tiger technologies, from its open source foundation
to innovative application frameworks, next generation development tools and
its more than 200 new features including Spotlight, Dashboard, Automator,
Core Data, .Mac Sync and more;

* detailed technical information and guidance to make the most of Tiger and
other technologies including special sessions on creating Dashboard
Widgets, writing a Spotlight plug-in, and implementing Sync Services in

* an Enterprise IT track helping enterprise developers, system
administrators and IT managers to make the most of the core technologies in
Tiger and fully leverage them in their environments;

* hands-on labs highlighting new tools and techniques for accelerating
applications, including one to help developers migrate projects to Xcode;

* comprehensive sessions where developers can learn firsthand Apple
Engineering’s own coding strategies and best practices for leveraging
technologies like Spotlight, Core Image, Xgrid, Core Data and Quartz
Composer; and

* special events and activities such as the opening night’s Apple Developer
Connection Reception, Apple Design Awards, Stump the Experts and Late Night

Cost & Registration
The cost of the five-day conference is $1,595 (US) per attendee, with a
$300 (US) Early Registration Discount available through May 6. Visit
Apple’s WWDC website for registration and complete session details at

Press Registration
Members of the media and industry analysts are invited to attend the
keynote and can register by contacting Simon Pope at (408) 974-0457 or

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