WWDC17 summary

Is this year’s WWDC17 good for iOS developers?

WWDC 2017 brought a variety of announcements with lots of new changes for all different segments of Apple’s ecosystem. How it’s been so far in the eyes of our iOS developers? Find out by watching a replay of our first ever live stream!

Our hosts

Michał Apanowicz has been working for Schibsted Tech Polska for over 2 years now. He works on products for the Norwegian newspaper VG. He recently organized one of the most successful events in the company – the iOS Jam – an internal meeting for the iOS developers in the Schibsted Media Group.

Michał Kasprzyk joined Schibsted Tech Polska in 2016. He is working on the iOS application for one of the biggest weather services in Sweden – Klart.se.

The summary

Long story short, you can expect to see the summary of the opening keynote and the State of the Union. Here are the topics we covered during our live stream:

Keynote:

  • tvOS – new release in September; Amazon Prime app
  • watchOS – new watch faces (Siri, Toy Story), Refreshed Activity app, Native Core Bluetooth support
  • macOS – High Sierra, stability improvements, APFS, VR, Metal 2, iMac Pro
  • iOS – New App Store, New Control Center, UI refreshment, Peer-to-peer payments, CoreML, ARKit, Vision framework
  • iPad – Drag & drop, New Dock, Files app, The New iPad Pro
  • Home Pod – Siri, HomeKit, Few speakers setup

State of the Union:

  • Xcode 9, New editor, New build system, Stability improvements, Github integration, Groups and Folders \../, Wireless development
  • Refreshed Simulator.app with device frame and buttons (easy gesture recognition), Parallel testing
  • Swift 4
  • Phased releases
  • App Store

Q&A Session from the live stream.

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