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Hello Developer: April 2024

Hello Developer: April 2024

Welcome to Hello Developer — and the kickoff to WWDC season. In this edition:

Discover what’s ahead at WWDC24 — and check out the new Apple Developer YouTube channel.
Learn how the all-new Develop in Swift Tutorials can help jump-start a career in app development.
Find out how Zach Gage and Jack Schlesinger rebooted the crossword puzzle with Knotwords.


The countdown is on

WWDC season is officially here.

This year’s Worldwide Developers Conference takes place online from June 10 through 14, offering you the chance to explore the new tools, frameworks, and technologies that’ll help you create your best apps and games yet.

All week long, you can learn and refine new skills through video sessions, meet with Apple experts to advance your projects and ideas, and join the developer community for fun activities. It’s an innovative week of technology and creativity — all online at no cost.

And for the first time, WWDC video sessions will be available on YouTube, in addition to the Apple Developer app and website. Visit the new Apple Developer channel to subscribe and catch up on select sessions.


Check out the new Develop in Swift Tutorials

Know a student or aspiring developer looking to start their coding journey? Visit the all-new Develop in Swift Tutorials, designed to introduce Swift, SwiftUI, and spatial computing through the experience of building a project in Xcode.


Gage and Schlesinger at the crossroads

Learn how acclaimed game designers Zach Gage and Jack Schlesinger reimagined the crossword with Knotwords.

Knotwords: Gage and Schlesinger at the crossroads

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Browse new developer activities

Check out this month’s sessions, labs, and consultations, held online and in person around the world.


Explore and create with new and updated docs

Check out two new sample code projects about creating and viewing stereo MV-HEVC movies: Converting side-by-side 3D video to multiview HEVC and Reading multiview 3D video files.
Find out about creating distribution-signed code for macOS, and explore the details of packaging Mac software for distribution.
Learn what’s new in the Human Interface Guidelines, including guidance on displaying virtual hands, organizing your spatial layouts, and using Activity rings in your app.

View the complete list of new resources.

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