Apple will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 10 through June 14 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. At the five-day conference, developers from around the world will learn about the future of iOS and OS X.
WWDC will also feature more than 100 technical sessions presented by over 1,000 Apple engineers, hands-on labs to help developers integrate new technologies, as well as the Apple Design Awards, a showcase of the most outstanding apps available through the Apple App Store and Mac App Store. Tickets for this year’s WWDC go on sale Thursday, April 25, at 10 a.m. (Pacific).
“We look forward to gathering at WWDC 2013 with the incredible community of iOS and OS X developers,” says Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Our developers have had the most prolific and profitable year ever, and we’re excited to show them the latest advances in software technologies and developer tools to help them create innovative new apps. We can’t wait to get new versions of iOS and OS X into their hands at WWDC.”
According to Apple, WWDC 2013 activities include:
° More than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers on a wide range of topics for developing, deploying and integrating the latest iOS and OS X technologies;
° More than 1,000 Apple engineers supporting over 100 hands-on labs and events to provide developers with code-level assistance, insight into optimal development techniques and guidance on how they can make the most of iOS and OS X technologies in their apps;
° The latest innovations, features and capabilities of iOS and OS X, and how to enhance an app’s functionality, performance, quality and design;
° The opportunity to connect with thousands of fellow iOS and OS X developers from around the world (last year more than 60 countries were represented);
° Engaging and inspirational lunchtime sessions with leading minds and influencers from the worlds of technology, science and entertainment; and
Apple Design Awards which recognize Mac and iOS apps that demonstrate technical excellence, innovation and outstanding design.
To purchase tickets, get updates and more information, developers can go to the WWDC website (developer.apple.com/wwdc).