Read up on Hyper Pixel's encounters, experiences and thoughts about all things WWDC: from applying for a ticket to attending the keynote.
We'll be attending WWDC19 in San Jose, California, this coming June for a week of Apple tech events, workshops and discussions. As a mobile development studio, WWDC is hugely important to Hyper Pixel, helping us plan, design and deliver exciting new technologies to our clients over the next 12 months.
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4 June 2019
Another perk of attending WWDC this year was that a few of us were lucky enough to be granted access to a one day exhibition across the road where Apple demo’d their new Mac Pro masterpiece in person.
3 June 2019
For most people, the WWDC keynote is the main event of the week: a time where Apple officially announces its software intentions for the year ahead.
2 June 2019
With some time to kill after registration I decided to visit Apple Park. So I caught an Uber from the convention centre and rode an eight mile journey.
2 June 2019
WWDC registration allows you to pick up your badge and some freebies. You can register at almost any point throughout the week, but to avoid delays on Mondays keynote, I decided to register at 10am on the Sunday.
1 June 2019
I’ve started my journey within Terminal 5 – Heathrow’s newest and fully owned British Airways terminal. I’ve actually flown from Terminal 5 not so long ago, over Christmas when visiting the Belgium markets – so this wasn’t a completely new experience.
3 May 2019
With less than 30 days before WWDC19, the concept of travelling to California and attending the Apple conference are quickly becoming a reality. However before being allowed in the USA, I’ll need to apply for a travel permit.
28 April 2019
Like marmite, flying divides people into those that love it, and those that don’t. Being in the former camp, choosing flights was a simple process having already been away a number of times over the last 12 months.
Here’s how I picked my flights.
27 April 2019
Within minutes of knowing I would be attending WWDC19, I found myself on AirBnB. Excitement of going and fear of not finding somewhere to stay, my hunt for accommodation quickly turned into a mild frenzy.
22 March 2019
WWDC is a ticketed event, and in all my years working with Apple and following the Apple dev-community, I have never known anyone to attend. Tickets are rare and exclusive and is normally something I would watch live in the comfort of my own home, with a laptop and Safari. Visiting San Jose and attending WWDC was something of dreams only.
However getting a ticket is nothing more than pot luck, and here’s why: