Hello Developer: July 2024

Dive into all the new updates from WWDC24Our doors are open. Join us to explore all the new sessions, documentation, and features through online and in-person activities held in 15 cities around the world.Sign up now >Join us July 22–26 for online o...

Behind the Design: Gentler Streak

Gentler Streak is a different kind of fitness tracker. In fact, to hear cofounder and CEO Katarina Lotrič tell it, it’s not really a fitness tracker at all. “We think of it more as a lifestyle app,” says Lotrič, from the team’s home office in Kranj, ...

WWDC24 resources and survey

Thank you to everyone who joined us for an amazing week. We hope you found value, connection, and fun. You can continue to:

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Today @ WWDC24: Day 2

Watch the Platforms State of the Union 5-minute recap
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Explore everything announced at WWDC24 >Introducing Apple IntelligenceGet smarter.


Find out what’s new and download beta releases

Discover the latest advancements across Apple platforms, including the all-new Apple Intelligence, that can help you create even more powerful, intuitive, and unique experiences.To start exploring and building with the latest features, download beta ve...

WWDC24 Design guide

Discover how this year’s design announcements can help make your app shine on Apple platforms.

Whether you’re refining your design, building for ...

WWDC24 Swift guide

Your guide to everything new in Swift, related tools, and supporting frameworks.

From expanded support across platforms and community resources, t...

WWDC24 Developer Tools guide

Developer Tools
Explore a wave of updates to developer tools that make building apps and games easier and more efficient than ever.

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WWDC24 Games guide

Create the next generation of games for millions of players worldwide.

Learn how to create cutting-edge gaming experiences across a unified gaming...

WWDC24 watchOS guide

Your guide to all the new features and tools for building apps for Apple Watch.

Learn how to take advantage of the increased intelligence and ca...

WWDC24 visionOS guide

The infinite canvas is waiting for you.

In this year’s sessions, you’ll get an overview of great visionOS app design, explore object tracking, ...

Updated agreements and guidelines now available

The App Review Guidelines, Apple Developer Program License Agreement, and Apple Developer Agreement have been updated to support updated policies and upcoming features, and to provide clarification. Please review the changes below and accept the update...

Hello Developer: June 2024

With WWDC24 just days away, there’s a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get right to it. WWDC24Introducing the 2024 Apple Design Award winnersInnovation. Ingenuity. Inspiration.Meet this year’s winners >WWDC24: Everything you need to knowFrom the Key...

Introducing the 2024 Apple Design Award winners

Every year, the Apple Design Awards recognize innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement in app and game design. The incredible developers behind this year’s finalists have shown what can be possible on Apple platforms — and helped lay the founda...

Action packed.

One week to go. Don’t miss the exciting reveal of the latest Apple software and technologies.Keynote kicks off at 10 a.m. PT on June 10.Add to calendarJoin us for the Platforms State of the Union at 1 p.m. PT on June 10.Add to calendarLearn more

Introducing the 2024 Apple Design Award finalists

Every year, the Apple Design Awards recognize innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement in app and game design.
But they’ve also become something more: A moment to step back and celebrate the Apple developer community in all its many forms. Mee...

Coming in swiftly.

Join the worldwide developer community for an incredible week of technology and creativity — all online and free. WWDC24 takes place from June 10-14.Get ready

Check out the new Apple Developer Forums

The Apple Developer Forums have been redesigned for WWDC24 to help developers connect with Apple experts, engineers, and each other to find answers and get advice.
Apple Developer Relations and Apple engineering are joining forces to field your questio...

Hello Developer: May 2024

It won’t be long now! WWDC24 takes place online from June 10 through 14, and we’re here to help you get ready for the biggest developer event of the year. In this edition:
Explore Pathways, a brand-new way to learn about developing for Apple platforms....

Q&A with the SharePlay team

SharePlay is all about creating meaningful shared experiences in your app. By taking advantage of SharePlay, your app can provide a real-time connection that synchronizes everything from media playback to 3D models to collaborative tools across iPhone,...

Check out our newest developer activities

Join us around the world to learn about growing your business, elevating your app design, and preparing for the App Review process. Here’s a sample of our new activities — and you can always browse the full schedule to find more.
Expand your app to new...

Get ready with the latest beta releases

The beta versions of iOS 17.5, iPadOS 17.5, macOS 14.5, tvOS 17.5, visionOS 1.2, and watchOS 10.5 are now available. Get your apps ready by confirming they work as expected on these releases. And to take advantage of the advancements in the latest SDKs...

Updated App Review Guidelines now available

The App Review Guidelines have been revised to support updated policies, upcoming features, and to provide clarification. The following guidelines have been updated:
3.1.1(a): Updated to include Music Streaming Services Entitlements.
4.7: Added games ...

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 ...

Knotwords: Gage and Schlesinger at the crossroads

Knotwords is a clever twist on crossword puzzles — so much so that one would expect creators Zach Gage and Jack Schlesinger to be longtime crossword masters who set out to build themselves a new challenge. One would be totally wrong.“Crosswords never h...

WWDC24: June 10-14

Join the worldwide developer community online for a week of technology and creativity.Be there for the unveiling of the latest Apple platforms, technologies, and tools. Learn how to create and elevate your apps and games. Engage with Apple designers an...

Provide your trader status in App Store Connect

To align with the Digital Services Act (DSA) in the European Union (EU), Account Holders and Admins in the Apple Developer Program can now enter their trader status in App Store Connect.Submission requirementsYou’ll need to let us know whether or not y...

Uncovering the hidden joys of Finding Hannah

On its surface, Finding Hannah is a bright and playful hidden-object game — but dig a little deeper and you’ll find something much more.The Hannah of Finding Hannah is a 38-year-old Berlin resident trying to navigate career, relationships (including wi...

Q&A with the Mac notary service team

Security is at the core of every Apple platform. The Mac notary service team is part of Apple Security Engineering and Architecture, and in this Q&A, they share their tips on app distribution and account security to help Mac developers have a posit...

Hello Developer: March 2024

Welcome to Hello Developer. In this edition:
Find out what you can do at the Apple Developer Centers in Bengaluru, Cupertino, Shanghai, and Singapore.
Learn how the team behind Finding Hannah created a hidden-object game with a meaningful message.

Updates to app distribution in the European Union

Over the past several weeks, we’ve communicated with thousands of developers to discuss DMA-related changes to iOS, Safari, and the App Store impacting apps in the European Union. As a result of the valuable feedback received, we’ve revised the Alterna...

The latest OS Release Candidates are now available

You can now submit your apps and games built with Xcode 15.3 and all the latest SDKs for iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4, macOS 14.4, tvOS 17.4, visionOS 1.1, and watchOS 10.4.Developers who have agreed to the Alternative Terms Addendum for Apps in the EU can no...