Apple to unveil future of its operating systems

March 29th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS  

Los Angeles, March 29 (IANS) Apple announced Monday to unveil the future roadmap of its operating systems - iOS and Mac OS X - at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) from June 6 in San Francisco.

“At this year’s five-day conference Apple will unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS, including exciting demonstrations of the new kinds of apps that developers can build using Apple’s advanced frameworks and more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers,” Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, said Monday.

“At this year’s conference we are going to unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS. If you are an iOS or Mac OS X software developer, this is the event that you do not want to miss,” Schiller added.

At the June 6-10 conference, the Cupertino-based global technology giant said, Mobile developers will be able to explore the latest innovations and capabilities of iOS and learn how to greatly enhance the functionality, performance and design of their apps.

Apple said Mac developers will see and learn how to develop world-class Mac OS X Lion applications using its latest technologies and capabilities.

Developers can even bring their code to the labs and work with Apple engineers, applying development techniques and best-practices to enhance their apps, Apple said in a statement.

During the annual conference, more than 100 technical sessions will be presented by Apple engineers on a wide range of technology-specific topics for developing, deploying and integrating the latest iOS and Mac OS technologies.

Over 1,000 Apple engineers will provide developers with code-level assistance, insight into optimal development techniques, and guidance on how they can make the most of iOS and Mac OS technologies in their apps.

The gathering will be a great opportunity to connect with thousands of fellow iPad, iPhone and Mac developers from around the world, Apple said.

At the conference, Apple will also present design awards to recognize iPad, iPhone and Mac apps that demonstrate technical excellence, innovation and outstanding design.

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