Apple Announces WWDC Plans For 2001 (Leather OS X Jackets For First 1500 Registrants!)

Apple has sent out the invites to developers for the World Wide Developer Conference of 2001 (WWDC). The WWDC is the largest gathering of Mac developers in the world, and is held each May. Last yearis Conference was the largest ever held, and it looks this year will be even bigger. Apple is billing the event as a major OS X event, and they are offering the first 1500 registrants a "black, genuine leather Mac OS X jacket valued at US$249." If that doesnit grab you, they will be providing all the latest developer information on the new OS as well. Mac OS X will be officially released on March 24th, and bundled on new Macs in the summer of 2001 (Think MACWORLD). According to the letter sent to developers:

At WWDC 2001, you will receive the very latest information on Mac OS X and other important Apple technologies. Whatis more, you will get it directly from Apple engineers and technology experts in more than 100 in-depth technical sessions and hands-on labs.

To celebrate Mac OS X and this momentous year, weire offering a special bonus to the first 1,500 WWDC 2001 registrants -- a black, genuine leather, Mac OS X jacket valued at US$249.

We want to be sure that you have the opportunity to qualify for this special Mac OS X jacket offer by purchasing your WWDC 2001 e-ticket as soon as possible.

So donit delay! Only the first 1,500 registered WWDC 2001 e-ticket holders will receive this limited edition, Mac OS X leather jacket!


WWDC 2001 is a must-attend event if you want to:

  • Create applications that take full advantage of Aqua, the beautiful new user interface in Mac OS X.
  • Quickly and easily include graphics and multimedia capabilities in applications with three powerful graphics technologies: Quartz, OpenGL, and QuickTime.
  • Enhance development and deployment of web-based applications with WebObjects.
  • Build high-performance, well-designed applications using Project Builder, Interface Builder, and other Mac OS X development tools.
  • Understand the Mac OS X native runtime environments: Carbon, Cocoa, Java, and BSD UNIX.
  • Receive detailed information on so much more, including: AppleScript, Darwin, Hardware, Internationalization/Localization, and Networking and Security.


For complete details on WWDC 2001, visit the web site at Conference information will also be translated into French, German, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese and will be posted to the web site soon.

If you have any questions, please refer to our FAQ on the web site. For your convenience, the FAQ includes phone numbers for WWDC Direct Customer Service.

We look forward to seeing you at Appleis Worldwide Developers Conference 2001!

If you want more information, head to the WWDC Web site at