It’s been running for twenty-eight years. It’s welcomed scores and scores of developers from all over the world with open arms. It’s provided countless scholarship tickets for the younger generation. And it’s been the home of many iconic moments in Apple’s history.

Today, once again, WWDC is back with Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage to open this year’s event and introduce the larger WWDC event.

As is always the case when this event rolls around, CEO Tim Cook kicked the event off in typical jubilant and buoyant fashion, taking the opportunity to dish out some key statistics on Apple’s recent performance as well as historical WWDC conferences.

If you’re interested, the key facts and figures and areas of interest from Cook’s opening remarks are as follows:

  • Started with a funny video about most developers journey to annual WWDC event.
  • 28th annual WWDC. Developers from more than 77 countries.
  • More than 20 million Apple developers.
  • Next month App Store turns 10.
  • App Store is world’s largest marketplace.
  • 500 million visitors per week.
  • Money developers have earned from App Store now $100 billion dollars.
  • Exciting updates today for iOS, watchOS, tvOS and macOS.

and more.

We’re sure you’ll agree that Cook has once again set the tone of WWDC and set an expectation for the rest of the week. If you keep it up with us at RP, then you can be sure that we will be bringing you every single announcement and nugget of information announced by Apple.

That will include all of the details of each announcement as well as analysis and commentary on everything that’s announced. If you want to know the nitty-gritty, then this is the place to be. Keep checking our homepage for the latest WWDC 2018 news.

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