WWDC 2014 was, by far, the most informative keynote I have ever watched--and especially exciting if you are a developer. For the first time since I can remember, Apple centered their entire WWDC keynote around developers.
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What announcement from WWDC are you most excited about?

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WWDC 2014 was, by far, the most informative keynote I have ever watched–and especially exciting if you are a developer.  For the first time since I can remember, Apple centered their entire WWDC keynote around developers.  I realize WWDC stand for World Wide Developer Conference.  However, in previous years we_always_had additional hardware announcements, and even new services or sneak peaks at things to come.  It wasn’t too long ago that Apple used to announce new iPhones at WWDC.

If this year is any indication, WWDC is evolving and growing into a stage dedicated to making it easier and more productive for developers to bring us amazing new apps and services.  Apple has me excited about the platform, and the ecosystem as a whole, more than I have felt in years.  They are finally embracing the idea of “choices” and are becoming less rigid when it comes to who can play in their sandbox.  At the very least showing that they are willing to evolve themselves, and this is good for Apple and especially their customers.  If there is one advantage that they have always had, it has ben their ecosystem.  Once your in it, it was hard to leave.  But for the first time in a long time, I think their ecosystem will not only keep customers, but attract even more.

Even though we didn’t see any new hardware, WWDC 2014 was a 2 hour marathon of announcements for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite.  I have watched the keynote twice now, and I still feel like I haven’t caught everything Apple shared with us–much less what they didn’t have time to cover on Monday.  There is so much to look forward to this summer/fall that I thought I’d poll our readers and find out what you are looking forward to the most.

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