Original Link: http://www.anandtech.com/show/8098/apple-wwdc-2014-live-blog

09:24AM PDT - The live blog begins in 37 minutes, Josh is on photos, I'm on text

09:29AM PDT - Change of plans, Josh is going to be on the Surface Pro 3 handling text

09:29AM PDT - I'll be contributing images and text, let's see how this works

09:33AM PDT - 28 minutes to go

09:33AM PDT - Sorry for the mixup with initial post ordering, Josh tried to break the engine

09:34AM PDT - Oops. I'll be on text, hi everybody.

09:37AM PDT - Josh is experimenting with different kickstand positions

09:38AM PDT - Josh on the Surface Pro 3: this is totally viable I think

09:38AM PDT - WiFi is ok: http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3538576875

09:39AM PDT - This is turning into our Surface Pro 3 review

09:40AM PDT - Back to the Mac

09:43AM PDT - If it hasn't been said enough by now, WWDC is definitely going to be a software show this time around

09:44AM PDT - Broadwell ULT parts won't be available until September timeframe, so it's too early for an official rMBA release

09:45AM PDT - It's too early for iPhone 6, too early for iPad Air next

09:46AM PDT - 15 minutes until showtime!

09:48AM PDT - We're both on text right now, for the most part it'll be Josh on text once the thing gets started

09:52AM PDT - 9 minutes until start time

09:52AM PDT - Anand here back on text, so can we talk about CarPlay integration with Ferrari and in general?

09:52AM PDT - The experience didn't look particularly Apple-like from the Geneva videos I saw

09:53AM PDT - I feel like getting into automotive without going all in becomes a major challenge

09:53AM PDT - But Apple doesn't strike me as the type of company to start building reference iOS platforms for auto makers

09:54AM PDT - Then again I felt strongly that Apple wouldn't build its own microprocessor architecture at one point

09:55AM PDT - Auto makers have proven that they don't understand user interfaces or UI performance

09:55AM PDT - And 5-year development cycles are a pain to deal with

09:55AM PDT - If Apple wants to deliver a truly differentiated experience there, I feel like there needs to either be a hardware play or a strict set of requirements

09:56AM PDT - 5 minutes until we start

10:01AM PDT - Lights dimming, audience clapping

10:01AM PDT - We're a-go

10:02AM PDT - Staring with a video about apps and how developers are stereotyped

10:04AM PDT - Baseball is apparently a place where apps can serve a purpose by analyzing a swing

10:05AM PDT - Robotic prosthetic hand plugs into an app on iOS

10:06AM PDT - Definitely a long intro video for WWDC, highlighting the focus of this as a very developer centric show

10:06AM PDT - Tim Cook is on stage now -Josh

10:06AM PDT - "Good morning and welcome to San Francisco"

10:07AM PDT - "25th anniversary of the conference"

10:08AM PDT - More statistics about WWDC

10:08AM PDT - Youngest dev is 13

10:09AM PDT - Student scholars are apparently here on a scholarship

10:09AM PDT - 9M developers up 50% from last year

10:09AM PDT - most developers ever added in a single year

10:09AM PDT - OS X and iOS are the focus for this

10:09AM PDT - "you're going to see how they've been engineered to work seamlessly together"

10:09AM PDT - "mother of all releases for all developers"

10:09AM PDT - "we've dedicated an entire section of the presentation just for this"

10:10AM PDT - OS X first, YoY growth of Macs is going up 12% while PC is -5%

10:10AM PDT - Over 80M installs of OS X

10:10AM PDT - "Mavericks has done really great"

10:11AM PDT - Rehashing the key features of Mavericks, over 40M copies

10:11AM PDT - User adoption of Mavericks is 51%, fastest adoption rate ever of any PC OS

10:11AM PDT - Windows comparison is happening, Windows 8 adoption is at 14% when launching a year earlier

10:11AM PDT - "Need I say more?"

10:12AM PDT - "we could not be happier with Mavericks"

10:12AM PDT - Craig is on stage now

10:14AM PDT - Time for a new codename. New OS X codename is Yosemite

10:14AM PDT - Key points are interface, apps, continuity

10:14AM PDT - OS X design started with aqua, evolved through now

10:15AM PDT - New video about the design of Yosemite

10:15AM PDT - New typeface

10:15AM PDT - The dock is apparently changed and iconography is new as well

10:15AM PDT - Flatter interface, looks like iOS7 in some ways

10:16AM PDT - Started with fundamental controls like the window buttons and window structure

10:16AM PDT - Translucency to show place like iOS&

10:16AM PDT - A bit of translucency to change the color of the windows based on wallpaper

10:17AM PDT - Also applied to when overlay happens over multiple windows

10:17AM PDT - New iconography is much flatter

10:17AM PDT - Consistent typography

10:17AM PDT - Pro users want to focus on the center of the screen so they introduced a dark mode

10:18AM PDT - Facetime and iMessage and Reminders all have a sidebar interface

10:18AM PDT - To make the application more focused

10:18AM PDT - Notification center is next

10:18AM PDT - Dark translucent, tight type, and Today view for notification center

10:19AM PDT - You can extend the Today view with apps and widgets from third parties

10:19AM PDT - "That is notification center"

10:19AM PDT - Spotlight is next

10:19AM PDT - Yosemite changes it so that the search bar is centered and large, can launch apps much faster or in line preview

10:19AM PDT - Local and internet sources

10:20AM PDT - Quick demo of the UI in Yosemite

10:20AM PDT - Titlebar reacts to the content below in the app

10:20AM PDT - Calendar has a new look, has a day view that's new

10:21AM PDT - "Let's look at messages"

10:21AM PDT - Translucent sidebar reacts to the messages underneath it, titlebar reacts as well

10:21AM PDT - Today view is also interactive with widgets

10:22AM PDT - The word widget keeps coming up, does this mean anything for iOS?

10:22AM PDT - Spotlight basically works like Google search on Android

10:22AM PDT - It adds events and reminders as well

10:23AM PDT - They're searching for docs by app as well

10:23AM PDT - So you can see the recent documents opened in an application in the search app

10:23AM PDT - Spotlight does live conversion of units

10:24AM PDT - Drag and drop right into the document for ease of conversion/use

10:24AM PDT - Wiki, news, maps, and such from a single search query

10:24AM PDT - You can search up food and get search results from maps, etc

10:24AM PDT - You can also search a movie and get showtimes and local theaters and streamable content from iTunes

10:25AM PDT - End of demo

10:25AM PDT - iCloud Drive is happening

10:25AM PDT - Documents in the cloud can be accessed from Finder

10:26AM PDT - You can synchronize iOS apps across Macs now

10:26AM PDT - All can be accessed from iOS and Windows as well

10:26AM PDT - Mail has changed too

10:26AM PDT - "Elegant new Yosemite-style UI"

10:27AM PDT - Oh man, fast switching between mailboxes and fast syncing in Yosimite mail, so necessary

10:27AM PDT - Mail Drop fixes attachment size issues in email

10:27AM PDT - Can be sent through iCloud seamlessly

10:27AM PDT - Up to five gigs in size for attachments

10:27AM PDT - Markup is also changed

10:28AM PDT - You can doodle on your mail attachments such as PDFs and images

10:28AM PDT - You can sign PDFs on the trackpad

10:28AM PDT - Safari is changed too

10:28AM PDT - Safari UI is now just a single bar so more room for content

10:28AM PDT - You can bring back your old favorites bar

10:29AM PDT - Spotlight search also integrated

10:29AM PDT - Sharing button is also added, can subscribe to RSS from the browser with one button

10:29AM PDT - You can also share a link to messages in one click

10:29AM PDT - Tabs are better because you can see a birds-eye view

10:30AM PDT - Privacy is now improved, you can create private window on the fly

10:30AM PDT - Private window is sandboxed

10:30AM PDT - Independent private browsing windows now

10:30AM PDT - WebGL, for 3D graphics, HTML5 for premium video so you can stream from Netflix without plugins

10:30AM PDT - Up to 2 hours longer on Netflix using Safari

10:31AM PDT - Safari is the most efficiency by far, DOM performance is faster too

10:31AM PDT - Javascript is also the fastest

10:31AM PDT - "6.5x typical JS performance advantage over other browsers"

10:32AM PDT - There's also stacked view for tabs on the same website for helicopter view

10:32AM PDT - Instant access to favorites from search

10:32AM PDT - Spotlight suggestion can insert itself into the Safari search bar

10:33AM PDT - No matter how many tabs are open, scrolling is smooth

10:33AM PDT - Sorry for some slow typing the Surface Pro 3 trackpad is annoying at times

10:33AM PDT - Can now smooth scroll through tabs, looks like a trackpad gesture while hovering over the tab bar

10:34AM PDT - Sharing in Safari is easy, recent recipient feature lets you send it to people through iMessage or Mail, can add MarkUp for fast editing in Mail

10:34AM PDT - Live demo shows annotation of an image

10:34AM PDT - You can do a zoom effect on an image and then use the trackpad to draw on the image

10:35AM PDT - It recognizes that an arrow is drawn and does interpolation to make it look better

10:35AM PDT - You can make cartoon bubbles through the same method

10:36AM PDT - Now talking about Continuity, a new feature in Yosemite

10:36AM PDT - AirDrop now works between iOS and the MAc

10:36AM PDT - Airdrop now works between iOS and the mac

10:37AM PDT - Continuity brings HandOff

10:37AM PDT - You can pickup on work from the Mac from an iPad

10:37AM PDT - Swipe gesture to bring up the same application and open work on iPad

10:38AM PDT - Or you can compose email on phone and then go to Mac and finish composition in seamless manner

10:38AM PDT - Just a notification on the dock

10:38AM PDT - Creating a hotspot is also simple, it will automatically enroll on the phone for wifi hotspot if mac is without wifi

10:38AM PDT - No need to enter a password or anything, no need to turn on the hotspot

10:39AM PDT - SMS is also continuous now with Mac and iOS

10:39AM PDT - Very interesting, you can do SMS on a Mac now

10:39AM PDT - Same for phone calls, just need your phone somewhere

10:39AM PDT - You can use your Mac as a speakerphone

10:40AM PDT - This works even if your phone is across the house

10:40AM PDT - Ok Continuity is pretty badass

10:40AM PDT - Phonecalls work from both receiving and making calls

10:40AM PDT - Live demo of continuity

10:40AM PDT - HandOff is first feature

10:40AM PDT - Composing an email on iPhone, handoff to the mac just takes a click to bring up the same message

10:41AM PDT - Phone call/SMS integration across OS X and iOS is awesome, such an important step in the evolution of things

10:41AM PDT - Works in other direction, takes a text message from the mac and easily brought up on iPad

10:41AM PDT - Used Safari for this demo, no word on 3rd party plug in

10:42AM PDT - Phonecall is being screened from the desktop

10:42AM PDT - He makes a call by clicking on a phone number on a webpage on the Mac

10:43AM PDT - He's calling Dr Dre

10:43AM PDT - Dre is on speakerphone

10:44AM PDT - Yosemite conclusion: New UI, better apps, and continuity

10:44AM PDT - A solid evolution on Mavericks

10:44AM PDT - Available to devs today

10:45AM PDT - Everyone else gets it in the fall for free

10:45AM PDT - Public beta during the summer

10:45AM PDT - Can sign up for access soon

10:45AM PDT - Back to Tim Cook

10:46AM PDT - iOS is next

10:46AM PDT - Well over 800M iOS devices

10:46AM PDT - Each category has set its own sales records

10:46AM PDT - iPod touch past 100M iPad past 200M iPhone past 500M

10:46AM PDT - New Apple customers in the last year over 130M

10:47AM PDT - Many switched from Android apprently

10:47AM PDT - "They bought an Android phone by mistake and sought a better experience... and a better life"

10:47AM PDT - Nearly half of our customers in China in the past six months switched from Android to iPhone

10:47AM PDT - iOS 7 took the experience to a higher level

10:48AM PDT - 97% satisfaction with iOS7

10:48AM PDT - OTA updates are available to as many customers as possible

10:48AM PDT - 89% installed iOS7

10:48AM PDT - 11% on other versions

10:49AM PDT - Only 9% on 4.4 KK

10:49AM PDT - Over a third are still on Gingerbread

10:49AM PDT - Security updates aren't available for Android users, apparently 99% of malware made for Android

10:50AM PDT - iOS 8 is announced

10:50AM PDT - "Giant release"

10:51AM PDT - Great end user features and incredible developer features

10:51AM PDT - You can build new apps that weren't possible before

10:51AM PDT - UX is first, Craig is back

10:51AM PDT - Builds on iOS7

10:51AM PDT - Notification center is refined

10:52AM PDT - Interactive notifications so you can reply to messages without having to leave an app

10:52AM PDT - Works for all kinds of notifications

10:52AM PDT - Works on lockscreen too

10:52AM PDT - Multitasking can be used to use recent people access

10:52AM PDT - Tabview also comes to iPAd

10:52AM PDT - Sidebar from Yosemite is in iOS 8 too

10:53AM PDT - Mail can have mark unread with a single gesture, or flag, or delete

10:53AM PDT - Email composer can be swiped down to view inbox

10:53AM PDT - and then you swipe right back up to go back to composer

10:53AM PDT - Live demo on iPhone

10:54AM PDT - You can swipe across calendar event on lockscreen to accept or decline invitations

10:54AM PDT - Notification swipe down on text to write messages without leaving music

10:54AM PDT - You can flick away notification too

10:54AM PDT - Third party integration for this system

10:55AM PDT - You can automatically call or message or Facetime contacts from multitasking UI

10:55AM PDT - Mail is on iPad

10:55AM PDT - Dinner appointment in mail is automatically suggested for calendar add event

10:55AM PDT - Demo of swipe to unread, flag, delete

10:56AM PDT - Compose feature is demoed as well

10:56AM PDT - Starts replying to message, swipes down composer, goes back to inbox message, copies text, goes back to composer to paste

10:57AM PDT - Spotlight is next for iOS

10:57AM PDT - Pull down on homescreen to launch apps, search email, and also get app store suggestion, points of interest

10:57AM PDT - Also news, resataurants, songs on iTunes or local

10:58AM PDT - Movies also for local theaters and streaming suggestions

10:58AM PDT - You can get at a glance suggestions from Spotlight

10:58AM PDT - New keyboard using QuickType technology

10:58AM PDT - Autocorrect is dramatically improved, predictive typing like SwiftKIey

10:59AM PDT - SwifKey, sorry for typo

10:59AM PDT - Smart and context sensitive for this new keyboard

10:59AM PDT - It will read messages and give suggestions based on context

10:59AM PDT - It will also learn how you type to certain people

11:00AM PDT - Apple says no tracking of keystrokes online and strong privacy protection

11:00AM PDT - Continuity again on iOS 8

11:00AM PDT - You can do instant hotspot on iPad using iPHone

11:00AM PDT - Messages is the most frequently used app on iOS

11:00AM PDT - You can take calls, send texts, etc through iPad if on iPhone

11:01AM PDT - add and remove people, name thread, end notifications on per thread basis and leave threads on demand

11:01AM PDT - Can share location to people within iMessage

11:01AM PDT - You can see a picture/attachment view

11:01AM PDT - Also can press on mic button and dictate, then swipe up to stop and send

11:01AM PDT - Live demo of Messages app

11:02AM PDT - He goes straight into messages from lock screen, then opens details button

11:02AM PDT - Shows location of people in the thread that choose to share location

11:03AM PDT - He can share his location for a certain amount of time or infinitely until stopped

11:03AM PDT - Do not disturb button temporarily turns off notifications for a thread

11:03AM PDT - Details tab also shows all attachments in one view

11:03AM PDT - Can do audio or video message with just a swipe

11:04AM PDT - No transcription in this case

11:05AM PDT - It will automatically delete the audio or video with a certain timeframe to save space or you can keep it

11:05AM PDT - Can listen to audio messages or reply to them from the lockscreen

11:06AM PDT - Automatically records when you raise the phone to the head, sends when you lower the phone

11:06AM PDT - End of demo

11:06AM PDT - iCloud Drive is next

11:07AM PDT - You can also work across applications to open documents from other applications in iCloud Drive

11:07AM PDT - No versioning problems, can access from Mac and Windows

11:07AM PDT - Enterprise is next

11:07AM PDT - 98% of the Fortune 500 use iOS

11:08AM PDT - iOS tailored apps, and Enterprise management features are key

11:08AM PDT - Device enrollment program means you can configure without taking the phone out of the box

11:09AM PDT - Passcode protection of apps as needed

11:09AM PDT - VIP threads mean you can get notifications on email messages

11:09AM PDT - Automatic reply for out of office in Mail

11:09AM PDT - Third party document providers are supported

11:09AM PDT - Can manage books and PDFs for education/enterprise

11:10AM PDT - Health is next

11:10AM PDT - Samsung did Voice of the Body, time to see what happens here

11:10AM PDT - iOS brings an app that integrates health info with HealthKit

11:10AM PDT - Health app will show all of the metrics that are gathered

11:11AM PDT - It can plug into third party applications for extra health information

11:11AM PDT - You can track running/fitness, blood pressure, heart rate, etc.

11:12AM PDT - The application can do live notification of doctor at health care facility when certain measurements are out of spec for the patient

11:12AM PDT - One example is Mayo Clinic app

11:12AM PDT - Epic systems and other partners to integrate into HealthKit so more doctors can see info

11:12AM PDT - "That is Health"

11:12AM PDT - Family sharing is up next

11:13AM PDT - It's now very easy to set up family sharing to share photos, calendars, reminder lists, and auto configure find my friends/iPhone

11:14AM PDT - It's now possible to share apps and media bought in iTunes with family members

11:14AM PDT - Up to six family members who share the same credit card

11:14AM PDT - Works great for kids because you can require prompting on parent device if buying from a child's device

11:14AM PDT - Next is photos

11:15AM PDT - Merging photos with iCloud

11:15AM PDT - Every photo you take is available on all iOS devices

11:15AM PDT - Common organization and edits and can view photos over the air to avoid filling local storage

11:15AM PDT - You can also search photos based on location, date, etc

11:16AM PDT - You can also search for albums

11:16AM PDT - New editing tools for light and color, along with auto straightening and cropping

11:16AM PDT - Live demo of photos

11:17AM PDT - I wonder how many photos can be stored in the cloud and what deletion policies exist

11:17AM PDT - He uses editing tools to fix levels for light in an underexposed photo

11:17AM PDT - Under the hood it's automatically changing brightness, contrast, shadows, etc. based on smart image anlysis

11:17AM PDT - The same is true for colors

11:18AM PDT - Shows before and after view

11:19AM PDT - Just showed how favorites live sync across devices in photos

11:19AM PDT - Temporary drop in connection, sorry for the delay

11:20AM PDT - Photos apps on the Mac, looks like iOS application

11:20AM PDT - Same editing tools on Mac photos as iOS photos

11:20AM PDT - You can see real time adjustment of the sliders

11:20AM PDT - Can do the same for color, no need to change sliders manually

11:21AM PDT - End of demo

11:21AM PDT - Can also see photos on Windows via iCloud. Original format and full resolution

11:21AM PDT - First 5 GB for free, then 20 gb for 99cents a month

11:22AM PDT - Siri now recognizes songs using Shazam, iTunes purchases through Siri as well, and streaming voice recognition for live preview of dictation

11:22AM PDT - 22 new dictation languages

11:23AM PDT - Greatly improved maps and turn by turn, along with lunar calendar and new prediction/weather data for China

11:23AM PDT - Now on to Enterprise, Tim is back

11:23AM PDT - Scratch that, developers

11:23AM PDT - New apps that weren't possible before

11:24AM PDT - Over 1.2M apps in app store

11:24AM PDT - 300M visitors to app store every week

11:24AM PDT - They're downloading apps, over 75B app downloads

11:24AM PDT - A number of new features starting with explore tab to find new apps

11:25AM PDT - Trending searches are also a thing

11:25AM PDT - scrolling results that are continuous, with related search suggestions

11:25AM PDT - Editors' choice logos to show good apps

11:25AM PDT - App bundles are also here to buy multiple apps for one price (presumably discounted compared to a single one)

11:26AM PDT - App previews mean you can make short videos of some great features

11:26AM PDT - Helps to make the user certain of the app quality

11:26AM PDT - TestFlight is the new beta test service in app store

11:26AM PDT - Lets you have users beta test from the app store for free

11:26AM PDT - Many more features to come throughout WWDC

11:27AM PDT - Everything will be available in the fall

11:27AM PDT - SDK is up next

11:27AM PDT - Superman/Craig is back to talk up the SDK

11:27AM PDT - "Clearly some kind of endurance training thing"

11:28AM PDT - Over 400 new dev APIs

11:28AM PDT - Extensibility is first

11:28AM PDT - apps from the app store can connect with apps as a service

11:28AM PDT - Sandbox/security means that this was previously not possible

11:29AM PDT - Apple builds on sandbox, other applications can request and receive data from other sandboxes via API in IOS

11:29AM PDT - An app could do live translation of a web page, etc

11:30AM PDT - Widgets are happening in notification center

11:30AM PDT - Time for live demo of photo filters

11:30AM PDT - Can use VSCO cam to add filters or manipulate filter through the Apple photos interface

11:31AM PDT - No need to ever go to another app

11:31AM PDT - Widgets are next, in Today view

11:31AM PDT - An app can put in a notification widget for Today view

11:31AM PDT - You can see data like sports team scores at a glance

11:31AM PDT - Interactive widget from Ebay demoed, you can bid from the notification screen

11:32AM PDT - Next up is Safari

11:32AM PDT - Goes to Japaneses web page, uses Bing extension to do live translation in the webpage

11:33AM PDT - Then he automatically posts to Pinterest of a specific image within Safari as a popup

11:33AM PDT - End of that demo

11:33AM PDT - One key extension, third party keyboards

11:33AM PDT - This means SwiftKey and Swype can be used across the entire system

11:34AM PDT - TouchID is next

11:34AM PDT - TouchID 83% use it on iPhone 5s

11:35AM PDT - Third party apps can now use TouchID for authentication, unlocks keychain items but won't reveal data to apps

11:35AM PDT - Remains secure

11:35AM PDT - Camera is next, camera API exposes exposure, white balance, exposure

11:35AM PDT - Faster perf, can read and write library, etc

11:36AM PDT - Fired off a bunch of improvements to camera

11:36AM PDT - HomeKit is next

11:36AM PDT - You can use the iPhone to control hone automation systems using a common network protocol and secure pairing

11:37AM PDT - You can group devices and change multiple things on the fly

11:37AM PDT - Siri can automatically set certain tasks in home integration

11:37AM PDT - CloudKit is next

11:37AM PDT - Had to write two apps before for server-side and client-side

11:38AM PDT - CloudKit is a new API replaces server-side code, effectively free

11:38AM PDT - 3D graphics is next

11:38AM PDT - Called metal

11:38AM PDT - YES! New 3D API

11:39AM PDT - OpenGL ES is standard on iOS

11:39AM PDT - OpenGL is a layer of overhead, so iOS will fix that

11:39AM PDT - Means you can get much closer to the metal to increase perf, up to 10x draw call rates

11:39AM PDT - Also can use GPU for compute, supports multitthreading and precompiled shaders

11:40AM PDT - Apple is working with many gaming partners for metal

11:40AM PDT - Live demo of a console level title running on iOS

11:40AM PDT - Over 1.3M triangles, depth of field effects, using Frostbite console engine on mobile

11:40AM PDT - Crytek can do 4000 drawcalls per frame for some games

11:41AM PDT - Tim Sweeney on stage now

11:41AM PDT - He's worked with metal, live demo of zen grden

11:42AM PDT - A ton of materials on screen without slowdown

11:42AM PDT - Hundreds of fish can do AI without lag

11:43AM PDT - Can have a 3500 butterflies to do AI and animations

11:43AM PDT - Prior to metal, this was basically impossible

11:44AM PDT - As iOS 8 launches Zen Garden will come to app store

11:44AM PDT - Sorry for some of the typos trying to keep up at times

11:44AM PDT - Casual gaming is next, with SpriteKit

11:44AM PDT - Supports light forces, field forces, per pixel physics, and inverse kinematics for animation

11:45AM PDT - SceneKit is new to iOS 8

11:45AM PDT - Adds 3D, new physics engine, particles, and scripting

11:45AM PDT - XCode is next

11:45AM PDT - One of the most popular pro apps on the platform, downloaded 14M times

11:45AM PDT - Objective C is used in XCode

11:46AM PDT - New language is happening

11:46AM PDT - New programming language called Swift

11:46AM PDT - "totally rules"

11:46AM PDT - Swift is even faster than Objective C

11:47AM PDT - Especially in complex object sort, RC4 encryption

11:47AM PDT - Closures, generics, type inference, multiple returns, and namespaces

11:47AM PDT - the crowd just went wild

11:48AM PDT - You can reduce a common pattern into a line, many programming errors is impossible

11:48AM PDT - Can run alongside Objective C and C in an application

11:48AM PDT - New feature called Playgrounds

11:49AM PDT - Live demo, runs code as it is written for a live preview

11:49AM PDT - Infers what you want to do

11:49AM PDT - In XCode that is

11:49AM PDT - Can use Metal, etc.

11:50AM PDT - Loads a resource/image with live preview based on code

11:50AM PDT - Generics allow a lot to be done with little code

11:50AM PDT - Can apply closure and load a list of images with one line of code with live preview

11:51AM PDT - Swift can visualize history of a value over the time of a run

11:51AM PDT - Can change code and get live preview of what will happen as code changes

11:52AM PDT - Immediate feedback on code, Swift enables this

11:52AM PDT - Can insert APIs and seamlessly add effects

11:52AM PDT - Can also pause and slow-motion run the preview

11:53AM PDT - Showing finished product on iOS without any problems

11:53AM PDT - SceneKit meant it's easy to build a 3D version of the game demoed

11:54AM PDT - Complete Xcode support, language guide, reference documentation, and easy day-one app submission of Swift-coded apps

11:55AM PDT - Review of everything in iOS 8

11:55AM PDT - Available to all devs for beta today

11:55AM PDT - Available for consumers in fall

11:56AM PDT - Emphasizing harmony of devices, continuous experience across all products

11:57AM PDT - "Only Apple can do this"

11:57AM PDT - Thousands of people that made things possible for this

11:58AM PDT - and we're done! Thanks for reading!

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