Earlier, in March, Apple announced that it is moving the WWDC 2020 developer conference to an online-only form. The physical event was called off due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Every year, Apple conducts the WWDC event physically but this time it is a virtual event.
Earlier today, in a press release, Apple announced that the online-only WWDC Developer Conference will be held on starting June 22. Follow the link below to watch the live stream.
WWDC is a conference where Apple announces its new operating system updates for Macs, Smartphones, Apple Watch, Apple TV, etc, and software updates as well.
This time there is something even more interesting, the company announced a new ‘Swift Student Challenge’. This challenge is for all students above 13 years old. It will help the students to showcase their coding skills by creating their own Siwft Playgrounds. Craig Federighi, Apple’s SVP of Software Engineering, said “As we look forward to WWDC20, although our gathering will be virtual this year, we want to recognize and celebrate the creative contributions of our young developers from around the world. We can’t wait to see this next generation of innovative thinkers turn their ideas into a reality through the Swift Student Challenge.”
The Swift Student Challenge winners will receive an exclusive WWDC20 jacket and pin set.
To participate in the Swift Student Challenge, students can send entries till May 17, 11:59 PM PDT via this link
In WWDC20 the company will also showcase some of its upcoming features and other things the company is planning in the future. It is also expected that Apple will release the new iteration of the developer beta version of iOS14, WatchOS 7, etc.
WWDC 2020 event will start from the 22nd of June and can be accessed using the Apple Developer app and the Developer web portal for free.