INTRO: Previously in the month of March, Apple had announced that it is moving its annual developer’s conference — WWDC 2020 — to an online-only format due to the current situation of the Coronavirus pandemic. Today, the Apple company has released a press release which announced that the event will be held in the starting of June 22.
Apple Annual Developer’s Conference
WWDC is the place where the company Apple announces new goals and iterations for its operating systems for smartphones, Macs, Apple TV, iPads, and Apple Watch which means for all apple products. The company also showcases a collection of upcoming features that the company has been working on at the keynote event. More than that, the event is also about when the company releases developer versions of its upcoming software, which exactly means we will get to try out ios14 and windows7, and whatever apple calls or names the next version of macOS.
Apple Announced ‘Swift Student Challenge’
The company also has announced a new challenge that is the ‘Swift Student Challenge’ which is expected to be a platform for all the students to showcase their love for the technology of coding by creating their own Swift Playgrounds. Craig Federighi, who is Apple’s SVP of Software Engineering, said “As we move forward to WWDC20, even if our gathering will be a virtual one this year, but we want to recognize and celebrate and honor the creative contributions of our young developers from across the globe. And We can’t wait to see this next generation of innovative thinkers to turn their ideas into a reality through this new the Swift Student Challenge.”
WWDC 2020 is going to begin on June 22 and it will be accessible using all the Apple Developer App (download) and the Developer website for free for all developers. Also, if you are interested in participating in the Swift Student Challenge, you can send in your entry till May 17, 11:59 PM PDT on this link.