Apple announces WWDC 2014 scheduled from June 2 – 6; tickets go on sale today [Updated]


Apple has just announced that the WorldWide Developer Conference 2014 will be held from June 2nd through June 6th.

WWDC will feature technical sessions presented by Apple engineers, hands-on labs to help developers integrate new technologies and lots more.

From Apple’s press release:

“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 will go on sale now through April 7 at 7:00 am PDT, and tickets will be issued to attendees through random selection. Developers can apply for WWDC tickets here. Apple will inform developers the status on Monday 7:00 am PDT. They’ll be available for $1599. The tickets are restricted to paid members of the iOS Developer Program, iOS Developer Enterprise Program, or Mac Developer Program.

Apple has also announced that it will live stream the State of the Union session and the Apple Design Awards on June 2nd.

Apple is widely expected to give us a sneak peak at iOS 8, the next generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and OS X 10.10, the next generation operating system for Macs at the WWDC 2014 keynote address. This is likely to be followed by the release of beta versions of iOS and OS X to developers.

Update 1:

Here’s a note from Apple to developers on WWDC 2014 webpage: “Write the code. Change the world.”


Update 2:

Nike Fletcher, Product Manager at Realmac Software, has shared an image which highlights WWDC branding from 2014 to 2009. It seems to have got a lot more colorful over the years.