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WWDC 2002

Worldwide Developers Conference 2002
May 6-10 in San Jose, California

WWDC 2002 was a huge success! Thank you to all that attended this year's conference.

The WWDC Session URLs web page is available.

WWDC 2002 Highlights

Thursday, May 9, 2002 05:55 PM PDT
A Student's Perspective on WWDC

Bill Stevenson recounts his experience at his first Worldwide Developers Conference. Get his impressions of Student Sunday, the Mac community, WWDC 2002 and the perspectives of student developers from around the globe.

Thursday, May 9, 2002 05:55 PM PDT
Pixar Technologist Discusses Animated Films

Pixar Technologist, Dr. Michael Johnson gave WWDC attendees a glimpse of the creative and production processes that go into creating animated films.

Thursday, May 9, 2002 01:51 PM PDT
History of Darwin

To learn details about the origin and evolution of Darwin -- the open source core of Mac OS X -- check out this Darwin Technology Profile posted at the Apple Developer Connection.

Thursday, May 9, 2002 01:51 PM PDT
Internet Software Consortium Launches

Visit, a new home for the Darwin bug tracking system and an "experimental" source code repository. Hosted by the Internet Software Consortium, provides developers with greater freedom to experiment with Darwin open source projects.

Thursday, May 9, 2002 01:51 PM PDT
New QuickTime 6 Documentation

TN2052 - ChooseMovieClock and Video Output Components
This Technote discusses the ChooseMovieClock API introduced in QuickTime 6.
QuickTime For Cocoa Programmers Roadmap [Revised]
This frameset primarily documents the procedural C/C++ API for QuickTime. New documentation on the QuickTime objects and methods in Cocoa is now available in HTML.

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 10:11 PM PDT
Apple Honors Outstanding Mac OS X Products at WWDC

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 04:51 PM PDT
Tim O'Reilly Speaks on the Future of Computing on Mac OS X

More than six hundred WWDC attendees listened to noted publisher Tim O'Reilly explain how the rules are changing for software development, and why the open source world and Mac OS X are where developers should be looking in the future.

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 04:51 PM PDT
A Look Inside Jaguar

For a high level overview and screenshots of "Jaguar," the next major release of Mac OS X, check out this new web page.

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 04:51 PM PDT
FileMaker Mobile for i-Mode Makes its U.S. Debut

This week, WWDC attendees were able to see the new FileMaker Mobile for i-mode software, which gives smart phone users in Japan instant access to office databases.

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 04:51 PM PDT
Openoffice.Org Office Suite for Mac OS X Now Available

The community has posted the first milestone build of the Mac OS X port of the OpenOffice productivity suite. OpenOffice uses the X11 Windowing System from to run on either Mac OS X or Darwin, and is available for developers interested in helping finish the port. Tools are available at the Mac porting website.

Tuesday, May 7, 2002 02:51 PM PDT
WWDC Opening Day

Steve Jobs and Avie Tevanian opened Apple's 2002 Worldwide Developers Conference by previewing the future of Mac OS X, code named Jaguar. Visit this web page for a sampling of opening day photos and industry press reactions.

Tuesday, May 7, 2002 02:51 PM PDT
Sybase Ships Open Client & Open Server For Mac OS X

Sybase has just released Open Client and Open Server for Mac OS X, versatile programming tool kits designed to enable the creation of enterprise-class database applications from within Apple's revolutionary, UNIX-based operating system.

Tuesday, May 7, 2002 02:51 PM PDT
WebObjects 5.1.2 Update Available

This update contains general bug fixes for WebObjects 5.1 on all platforms, and includes updated versions of several WebObjects class and jar files. It is recommended that WebObjects users on all platforms install this update.

Monday, May 6, 2002 04:41 PM PDT
Hot, Fresh Docs Hit the Web

Apple has just posted several new pieces of developer documentation on the ADC website, including:
  • UNIX Porting Guide [Preliminary]
  • Objective-C Programming Language [Revised]
  • Complete Cocoa API Reference Available
  • Technical Note TN2051 - Mac OS X QuickDraw Performance
Monday, May 6, 2002 04:41 PM PDT
Sample Code Library: Additions and Updates

Over a dozen pieces of sample code have been recently added or updated in Apple's Sample Code library, including the following areas: Security, QuickTime, Networking, Graphics 2D, Graphics 3D, Cocoa, and Java.

Monday, May 6, 2002 04:41 PM PDT
InstallAnywhere Ships Deployment Solution Exclusively for Mac OS X

Zero G Software, a leading provider of multiplatform software deployment solutions, announced the general availability of InstallAnywhere Mac OS X Edition. Fully licensed copies of InstallAnywhere Mac OS X Edition were given away to registered attendees of Apple's 2002 Worldwide Developer's Conference.

Monday, May 6, 2002 04:41 PM PDT
$100 (US) Discount on Metrowerks CodeWarrior

Metrowerks is pleased to announce a special preorder discount on CodeWarrior for Mac OS Professional Edition 8.0, its comprehensive development tool suite.

Monday, May 6, 2002 04:41 PM PDT
The MathWorks Announces Support for Mac OS X

The MathWorks has announced its intention to make MATLAB, the industry's leading technical computing software, available on Mac OS X with the next release of the MathWorks product line. MATLAB's return to the Mac meets growing demand from scientific and engineering communities.

Monday, May 6, 2002 04:41 PM PDT
The Omni Group Ships Mac OS X Memory Management Tool

The Omni Group announced OmniObjectMeter 2.0, a tool that provides Cocoa developers with an easy way to track and solve common memory management coding mistakes. All WWDC 2002 attendees received a trial version of OmniObjectMeter 2.0.

Monday, May 6, 2002 02:21 PM PDT
Apple Previews “Jaguar,” the Next Major Release of Mac OS X

Monday, May 6, 2002 02:21 PM PDT
More Than 3,000 Applications Available for Mac OS X

Monday, May 6, 2002 02:21 PM PDT
Apple Previews iChat Instant Messaging for Mac OS X

Monday, May 6, 2002 02:21 PM PDT
Apple Delivers QuickTime 6 With “Jaguar” Developer Preview

Monday, May 6, 2002 02:21 PM PDT
Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) and Mac OS X

At WWDC, Apple made a number of announcements related to printing, most notably the inclusion of the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) as the new print spooler in Mac OS X.

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