Apple introduces a ‘Copilot-like’ feature for Xcode powered by AI/ML-1
Apple makes changes to IAP rules removing restrictions on linking for account creation, etc.-1
🔮Predicted 3 months ahead of its time.
Came true on September 1, 2021 when Japan Fair Trade Commission closed its App Store investigation, and Apple announced it would let developers of “reader” apps link to an external website to set up or manage an account.
♻️Eligible for reuse by anyone.
The next version of iPadOS will introduce a brand new audio routing system, with support for selecting different input sources, similar to macOS. This feature will finally allow podcasters like me to record local audio while also being on a FaceTime or Zoom call (assuming apps add support for it)-1
WidgetKit gains new interactivity features that allow you to perform actions inside widgets without launching the associated app0
Legacy widgets are completely removed from the system, and there is no longer a place to put widgets to the left of the main homescreen-1
Apple “of its own choice” will allow developers to use payment methods outside of the App Store-1
Apple releases new developer APIs for Stage Manager?
At least one Twitter app update will be rejected from the App Store?
Shortcuts gains an API on iOS and iPadOS for apps to run shortcuts directly without URL schemes👎
Apple releases a Safari API to deal with cookie consent forms 👎
Apple introduces a proper Reminders API for developers 👎
WidgetKit supports new widget sizes and more interactivity👎
New Notes framework for developers👎
There will be changes to the drawing/sketching interface used for screenshots, notes, etc.💪
AR-specific features are added to Swift or SwiftUI💪
Apple announces a developer kit for its headset👎
WWDC will introduce a multi-year plan to move macOS and iOS closer💪
AppKit and UIKit give birth to something new and cross-platform👎