Official: WWDC 2019 kicks off June 3 in San Jose, California

It's WWDC 2019 time, with Apple just now putting the official page for it's annual World Wide Developer Conference live.

Write code. Blow minds. Apple Worldwide Developers Conference San Jose, CA, June 3–7

Line art Animoji looks to be the theme this year, and it's a fun one.

This is not an invitation. It's a challenge.This is your chance to join thousands of coders, creators, and crazy ones this summer to do the insanely great.SessionsImmerse yourself in over 100 technical and design-focused sessions presented by Apple engineers to help you build the next generation of apps using newly announced Apple technologies.Hands-On LabsGet in-depth details on how to implement new features, directly from the engineers who helped build the latest advances in Apple platforms. Receive guidance on the fundamentals, suggestions for coding issues, and more.ConsultationsMake an appointment to take your apps to the next level with one-on-one guidance from experts on user interface design, accessibility, app review, marketing, analytics, app distribution, and more.Special EventsTake advantage of a full week of exciting experiences, including connecting with fellow developers, gaining valuable insights from guest speakers, celebrating with great food and music, and more.TicketsThe opportunity to buy tickets to WWDC19 is offered by random selection. Registration is open until Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. PDT.*ScholarshipsStudents and STEM organization members can apply to receive a conference ticket, lodging, and one year of membership in the Apple Developer Program.

If Apple holds to its usual pattern, Monday will start with a public keynote featuring the debut of iOS 13, macOS 10.15, tvOS 13, and watchOS 6. Even odds on new hardware, especially new Macs, which are something unveiled at WWDC but just as often not.

And then there are the surprises, like ARKit, CoreML, and other signposts to the future.

So, mark your calendars. Summer fun season has officially begun!

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Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.