Apple has opened the ticket application process for its 29 th World Developers Conference (WWDC) to be held June 4-8 in San Jose, California
Tickets for the conference costs $ 1,599 and applicants can request credentials randomly badigned now until 1 p. m. ET on March 22 through Apple's official WWDC website.
Applicants who are chosen through the lottery process to attend the WWDC will receive notification that they are eligible to purchase tickets before 8 p.m. ET on March 23.
It is expected that thousands of Apple developers will attend the event, which will take place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, as Apple presents its latest software updates and possibly some new hardware products for many of the People build applications for the Apple ecosystem.
The 2017 WWDC event was attended by developers from some 75 nations for keynote sessions, hands-on labs, guest speakers, training and other events, according to Apple. Some events at the WWDC conferences are also available through live broadcasts, allowing millions of Apple developers and others to see, hear and experience the announcements at the event.
The selected events can be streamed live through the WWDC application for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, as well as through the Apple developer website, according to the company.
Apple's platforms that receive attention in WWDC include iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac computers and Apple HomePod. Apple is also likely to discuss new features and improvements in a wide range of developer APIs, including SiriKit, HomeKit, HealthKit, GymKit, MusicKit, ResearchKit and CoreML.
Of course, although the WWDC events are typically about Apple software, the company has not been shy in the past in revealing a new model of iPad or other hardware products to the developers who attended the conference.
That means it's probably, Apple could spill the benefits of some new products, including reports and rumors about a new iPad Pro that could include facial recognition and even the possibility of a new iPhone SE model.
To register for WWDC 2018, developers must be a member of the Apple Developer Program or the Apple Developer Program starting at 1 p. m. ET on March 13 and must accept the terms of the registration and attendance policy of the event.
Apple will also offer up to 350 scholarships for WWDC students for the 2018 WWDC event to allow students and members of science, technology, engineering and educational mathematics Organizations have the opportunity to obtain a free ticket to the conference.
The fellowship submission process opens on March 26 and requires applicants to build a Swift Playground to show their ingenuity, while answering several questions and providing documentation of their work. Swift Playgrounds is an Apple iPad application that teaches software programming beginners who do not have coding skills how to use the Swift language to create their own playgrounds.
Apple engineers will present more than 100 technical and design-focused sessions at the conference to help attendees acquire new skills to build their future Apple applications for users, while hands-on labs will provide in-depth details on how to implement new features and get personal help directly from the engineers who helped create the latest Apple products and applications.
Developers will also be able to make appointments for customized guidance from experts in user interface design, accessibility, application review, marketing, badysis, application distribution and more, while having the opportunity to badyze their ideas and innovations with other attendees.