Apple has just announced WWDC 2014 dates via a press release. Apple on Thursday confirmed that it will be holding its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014 from June 2nd through June 6th, at San Francisco’s Moscone West. WWDC 2014 will feature technical sessions with Apple engineers, hands-on labs to integrate new technologies and much more.
The five-day conference will focus on the “Latest advances in ioS and OS X”, indicating that attendees will get a preview of iOS 8 and the next version of OS X, Apple’s desktop operating system.
We have the most amazing developer community in the world and have a great week planned for them,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Every year the WWDC audience becomes more diverse, with developers from almost every discipline you can imagine and coming from every corner of the globe. We look forward to sharing with them our latest advances in iOS and OS X so they can create the next generation of great apps.
Tickets for WWDC 2014 will go on sale now through April 7th at 7:00 am PDT, and will be issued to attendees in the format of lottery. Developers can apply for WWDC tickets here, available for $1599. Tickets will be randomly drawn and then then developers will be notified about the status on Monday 7:00 an PDT. Tickets are restricted to paid members of the iOS Developer Program, iOS Developer Enterprise Program, or Mac Developer Program.
Apple will also hold its traditional Apple Design Awards to showcase the best apps of the past year and need not to mention the first day keynote where Apple shares their latest business metrics and “exciting new products”. Apple is widely expected to introduce iOS 8, the next generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and OS X 10.10, the upcoming desktop operating system for Macs. And if the history repeats, Apple will be seeding beta versions of iOS 8 and OS X to developers soon after the keynote.
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