It’s almost time for Apple to host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) which usually happens on June every year. As announced by Apple on March 2020, it confirms that its upcoming WWDC20 will be a complete digital-only event. Now, Apple has already revealed the date of the WWDC20 digital event.
Apple confirms on its website stating that the WWDC20 will be held on 22nd June 2020. Due to the global pandemic COVID-19, Apple says that it will host the WWDC20 virtually. Apart from Apple, Microsoft also confirms that all its event for this year will be a digital event. Every year, Apple charges a huge amount of fee to attend for its WWDC. However, this year Apple will be hosting the WWDC for free for all developers.
According to Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing, the upcoming WWDC20 will be one of the biggest event yet. The reason is, Apple will be bringing in its global developer community of 23 million developers for this event. He also added that Apple is excited to meet all these developers online on June 22 to show them Apple’s new tools and softwares.
Apple’ Swift Student Challenge for all student developers worldwide
On top of that, Apple also announces the Swift Student Challenge. Swift is a programming language build by Apple which supports all Apple devices. Through the Swift Student Challenge, all the student’s developers can show off their skills and love of coding by creating their own Swift playground. Swift playground is an app for iPad and Mac which you can use it in an interactive way to learn to code.
The student developers can start to submit their Swift playground starting 5th May 2020 until 17th May 2020 at 11.59 p.m. All the submission should be done through the Swift Student Challenge website. Apart from that, Apple also announces that it will be announcing winners on 16th May onwards. All the winners will get the WWDC20 jacket and pin set. For more information on the Swift Student Challenge, you can visit the Swift Student Challenge website.
In conclusion, this is one of the world’s biggest conference of the year. And this year, it is going to be a spectacular event as millions of developers will be joining for the WWDC20 for free. As usual, we will be hosting our live blog during the first day of WWDC20. So stay tuned for that too for further updates.