WWDC Notes.

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in General Discussion edited January 2014
Hi,



You've probably seen this on various Mac news sites but perhaps there is something here that they missed... these are my notes from the keynote. My comments in []'s



My notes from the keynote. Cheers.



- j



Keynote:



Phil Schiller:

1) UNIX in 10.2

- FreeBSD 4.4

- GCC 3

- IPv6, IPsec

- CUPS [Entirely new (for Apple) printing architecture]

- Open DIrectory (LDAP)

- Kerberos



2) Talking about Windows to Mac migration

- SMB browsing + sharing

- VPN (PPTP)

- Active Directory Sharing

- Better MS Exchange support [for Mail... so maybe no Outlook coming?]



3) Education

- Workgroup management

- Simple Finder

- NetInstall, NetBoot

- Universal Access

- Printer Sharing (USB)



Avie Tevenian:

4) Dev tools

- C++ compliance [STL support]

- Project Builder

- Compile Time of C++

[admits that Carbon developers are making do with terrible compile times]



5) Building better OS X apps

- Ditch CFM, go native

- Drop Legacy API's

(Core Graphics instead of QuickDraw)

(Use sockets instead of OT)

- Embrace new technologies

- Use filesystems carefully

- Use performance tools



Steve Jobs:

6) The Finder

- Spring loaded folders

- Integrated search in the finder toolbars

- Multi-threaded

- Auto thumbnails for more data types

- Services support



7) Sherlock III

- Evolve Sherlock into internet services

- image searches, etc

- news [web news, not news:// news]

- Search: Internet, Pictures, News, Yellow Pages [with maps + driving directions, very cool], stocks, flights, packages, dictionary, translation and Applecare



8) Quicktime 6

- MPEG-4 video

- AAC audio compression

- Instant on streaming

- QT Broadcaster

- Demonstration of sound files : AIFF, 128kb and 64 kb AAC. [Sounded great. A bit of high end loss on the 64 kb, no file sizes mentioned though]

- Video



9) Universal Access

- Zooming

- Screen Reader

- Full keyboard access

- Visual Notification

- Developer APIs

- Flash Screen



10) Quartz Extreme

- Quartz compositing, transparency, blending and shadows now hardware accelerated via OpenGL

- 2D + 3D + Video all through the OpenGL pipeline.

- requires AGP 2x + 32Mb

- not possible on Rage 128 and older

- demonstration of genie on a running DVD



11) Inkwell

- You didn't think that millions of Newton research would go to waste

- Handwriting recognition

- Integrated into text system

- System Pref

- Terminal demo [hilarious, showed Phil schiller writing "top" into the terminal]



12) Rendezvous

- Dynamic discovery for IP

- Zero Configuration

- File Sharing + USB Printer Sharing

- Developer API's

- Cool iTunes demo [Two laptops in range instantly share playlists.]



13) Mail

- Intelligent spam filtering

- Sophisticated rules

- Auto merged mailboxes

- Cross-mailbox searching

- Color highlights

- Highlight message threads

- QT playback

- Kerberos

- VPN client



14) Address Book

- Single DB for people, system wide

- Instant searching

- Smart editing

- Bluetooth Caller ID + SMS

- Developer API's

- Palm + Bluetooth sync coming by year's end



15) iChat

- AIM compatible, AOL blessed

- Aqua "bubble" UI

- Presence indication in Mail

- Automatic local buddy list

- Mac.com names

[Very cool, in range users automatically showed up, even if you have no internet access. Drag and drop file transfer]





16) Metal

- Available for all developers



17) Jaguar Server

- Headless Operation

- NetInstall, NetBoot

- OpenDirectory (LDAP)

- Server Optimized Java VM

- Disk, Print + mail quotas

- Python, Fast CGI, Ruby, TCL



18) May 14th

- RACKMOUNT Dedicated Servers

- Major Release

- New technology



Jaguar Late summer

- Preview Today

- 6 CD set.

Comments

  • Reply 1 of 3
    graphitemangraphiteman Posts: 428member
    jutus, did you by chance attend sessions 002 and 206 (on Aqua and the new Carbon API's)?



    If so, could you post some info about 'em?
  • Reply 2 of 3
    applenutapplenut Posts: 5,768member
    [quote]Originally posted by graphiteman:

    <strong>jutus, did you by chance attend sessions 002 and 206 (on Aqua and the new Carbon API's)?



    If so, could you post some info about 'em?</strong><hr></blockquote>



    those are classified and he would break his NDA.



    I'm not trying to be an ass but I know from experience that somehow the Apple Developer Connection DOES keep track of the posts on AI.
  • Reply 3 of 3
    paulpaul Posts: 5,278member
    [quote]Originally posted by applenut:

    <strong>



    those are classified and he would break his NDA.



    I'm not trying to be an ass but I know from experience that somehow the Apple Developer Connection DOES keep track of the posts on AI.</strong><hr></blockquote>



    Translation: ask for an email or a private message...!
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