Apple announced today, Wednesday, that it will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which will be held online, from June 5 to 9, 2023, with the ability for developers and students to attend in person in a special experience in Apple Park on opening day.
And the American technology giant stated in a statement that the WWDC23 conference, which all developers can attend for free, will highlight the latest developments in software systems: (iOS), (iPadOS) iPadOS, (MacOS) macOS, and ( watchOS, and tvOS.
Apple added: “As part of Apple’s ongoing commitment to helping developers design innovative apps, the event will also provide them with a unique opportunity to connect with Apple engineers, as well as provide information about new technology and tools that can help them implement their ideas.”
“WWDC is one of our favorite times of the year,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations, Enterprise Marketing, and Education. WWDC23 will be our biggest and most exciting conference yet, and we can’t wait to see many of you both online and in person at this special event.”
In addition to the announcements made in the keynote address and the State of the Union address, this year’s online program will include one-on-one sessions, labs, and opportunities to collaborate with Apple engineers and other developers.
Developers and students will also have the opportunity to attend a special day at Apple Park on June 5 to witness the keynote and State of the Union address, along with the global online community of participants.
And Apple warned that places for personal attendance at the event are limited, and details on how to apply to attend can be found through the Apple Developer application and its location.
The company indicated that the WWDC23 conference also represents an opportunity to support student developers by challenging students to program in Swift, one of the many Apple programs that seek to raise the level of developers and learners of all ages who love programming.
With the help of the Swift Playgrounds app for iPad and Mac PC, which makes learning to code in Swift interactive and fun, the company says it welcomes students from around the world to create a playground app project on a topic of their choice.
It is noteworthy that the door to apply for this year is now open, and students can submit their work until April 19. For more information, visit the Swift Student Challenge website.