In the second episode of our podcast, we review some of the key announcements from Apple’s WWDC keynote, focusing particularly on the iOS, OS X, and watchOS news. Also this episode, we introduce a new weekly feature called “Question of the Week”, in which we’ll do a deep dive into answering a question that may be on listeners’ minds. Given that the open sourcing of the Swift programming language got the biggest applause from the audience at WWDC, we thought we’d start by explaining what it means and why it’s significant. Special thanks to Farshad Nayeri, who helped us in our research into this question.
Next week, we’ll follow up with more analysis of the WWDC news, with a special focus on the content announcements including Apple Music and the News app. Our Question of the Week will be looking at the DJs for Apple’s Beats 1 radio station and what makes them unique. We invite listeners to submit questions for subsequent weeks in the comments below, on Twitter (@jandawson, @aaronmiller), or via email (jan at jackdawresearch dot com).
Here are some useful links relating to this week’s episode:
- The WWDC keynote on Apple.com
- Jan’s blog post with ten thoughts on WWDC
- Jan’s weekly post on Techpinions diving into the content news in more detail
- Jan’s press comment on the WWDC news
- Apple’s blog post on Swift and open sourcing
- Farshad Nayeri on Twitter. Farshad helped us research this week’s Question of the Week, and is the developer behind the Pixxa Perspective app.
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