WWDC 2018 First Impressions Livecast

Chris Belanger

Welcome to Season 4!Hopefully you enjoyed the WWDC 2018 Keynote and Platforms State of the Union presentations yesterday — we certainly did!

In true Apple form, the 2018 Keynote contained a lot of pomp and circumstance, while the State of the Union dug a lot deeper and contained the stuff that was most interesting to developers.

This year, we pulled together a group of experienced raywenderlich.com team members to share their thoughts about WWDC 2018:

  • Dru Freeman, podcast host
  • Jay Strawn, podcast host
  • Ray Fix, Swift Lead
  • Jake Gunderson, past podcast host
  • Andy Obusek, iOS Content Lead
  • Richard Critz, iOS Team Lead

This opinionated, chatty group sat down last night and shared their thoughts on their past WWDC experiences, the recent Apple leaks, the cautious marriage of UIKit and AppKit under Mojave, visions of the future of ARKit, the potential sunsetting of OpenGL and OpenCL, machine learning, Swift 4.2 and more.

In case you missed it, here’s the replay of the livecast from last night:

Where to Go From Here?

Check in with raywenderlich.com over the next week or so for a few more posts about the WWDC 2018 fallout — we’ll have more news and updates for you as WWDC week rolls on!

What are you most excited about — or most skeptical about — of what Apple’s dropped on developers this year at WWDC 2018? Leave your comments below!

Chris Belanger

Chris Belanger is the Book Team Lead and Lead Editor for raywenderlich.com. If there are words to wrangle or a paragraph to ponder, he‘s on the case.

In the programming world, Chris has over 20 years of experience with multiple database platforms, real-time industrial control systems, and enterprise healthcare information systems.

When he kicks back, you can usually find Chris with guitar in hand, looking for the nearest beach, or exploring the lakes and rivers in his part of the world in a canoe.

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