What you need to know
- Applications are now open for the Swift Student Challenge.
- The program challenges developers to create an app using Swift Playgrounds.
Earlier today, Apple announced that this year's WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference), which will take place virtually once again, will kick off on Monday, June 6.
In addition to announcing the developer conference itself, Apple also unveiled its plans for this year's Swift Student Challenge. The program, which challenges student developers to build an app using Swift Playgrounds, is now open for applications.
Winners of the challenge will receive the usual WWDC swag: some outerwear, pins, and one year of membership in the Apple Developer Program.
Developers must meet the following requirements in order to apply for the program:
Developers can learn more about the challenge on the Apple Developer website.
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