PRESS RELEASE May 2, 2005

Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2005

CUPERTINO, California—May 2, 2005—Apple® today announced that Steve Jobs will kick off its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote on Monday, June 6, 2005, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at San Francisco’s Moscone West.
The five-day event, which runs from June 6 to June 10, will host more than 140 technical sessions with new content designed to serve a wide range of Mac developers, including tracks for making the most of Mac OS® X version 10.4 “Tiger,” hands-on labs with the latest Mac® systems and a unique opportunity to work developer-to-developer with the Apple engineers who created Tiger.
Other activities at Apple’s WWDC 2005 include:
  • an in-depth look at Tiger technologies, from its open source foundation to innovative application frameworks, next generation development tools and its more than 200 new features including Spotlight™, Dashboard, Automator, Core Data, .Mac Sync and more;
  • detailed technical information and guidance to make the most of Tiger and other technologies including special sessions on creating Dashboard Widgets, writing a Spotlight plug-in, and implementing Sync Services in applications;
  • an Enterprise IT track helping enterprise developers, system administrators and IT managers to make the most of the core technologies in Tiger and fully leverage them in their environments;
  • hands-on labs highlighting new tools and techniques for accelerating applications, including one to help developers migrate projects to Xcode;
  • comprehensive sessions where developers can learn firsthand Apple Engineering's own coding strategies and best practices for leveraging technologies like Spotlight, Core Image, Xgrid, Core Data and Quartz Composer; and
  • special events and activities such as the opening night’s Apple Developer Connection Reception, Apple Design Awards, Stump the Experts and Late Night Labs.

Cost & Registration
The cost of the five-day conference is $1,595 (US) per attendee, with a $300 (US) Early Registration Discount available through May 6. Visit Apple’s WWDC website for registration and complete session details at http://developer.apple.com/wwdc.
Press Registration
Members of the media and industry analysts are invited to attend the keynote and can register by contacting Simon Pope at (408) 974-0457 or spope@apple.com.
Press Contacts:
Anuj Nayar
Apple
(408) 974-8388
anuj@apple.com
Simon Pope
Apple
(408) 974-0457
spope@apple.com

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