The quick reference guide to Apple's keynotes
WWDC '00
Monday, May 15, 2000
San Jose Convention Center
Developers & Press
Steve Jobs
The video of this keynote doesn't appear to have ever been published on the web.
A full written breakdown of the keynote was available on Apple's web site.
Steve Jobs
  • Apple has over $700 million in earnings over the last year, and hardware units sold grew by 37%, better than any other computer company
  • iMac
    Steve Jobs
  • In the two years since the iMac was announced, they've sold 3.5 million
  • Goes through some of the market research on iMac customers
  • QuickTime
    Steve Jobs
  • Shows Sony Music and ZDTV web sites with Flash animation on them, now integrated into QuickTime 4
  • Figures there are 50 million copies of QuickTime 4 installed on PCs and Macs, and shows enhanced CDs from Britney Spears and Limp Bizkit with QuickTime on them
  • Says that 5 million Toy Story 2 CD-ROMs will be included in special marked boxes of cereal
  • There's now a QuickTime tab on the web site, and a dedicated page for movie trailers
  • Announces QuickTime 5, which will include MPEG-1, MPEG-2, Flash 4, QDesign encoding, and cubic panorama in QuickTime VR
  • WebObjects
    Steve Jobs
  • WebObjects is the number one Web application platform, with 3,000 customers
  • Would like to reach more customers, so they're lowering the price from $50,000 to $699
  • Announces they plan to make a Java version of WebObjects
  • WebObjects
    Avie Tevanian
  • Does a demo of WebObjects, creating a movie database web app
  • Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • Reviews the architecture of Mac OS X
  • Developers get a CD-ROM of Developer Preview 4 as they leave the keynote
  • Says that they're going to change the name of the 1.0 release this summer to be a public beta, and save the 1.0 for January
  • DP4 has some changes from developer feedback: controls have been resized, the Finder is more Mac-like, and application names appear in the menu bar
  • Microsoft
    Microsoft Adulation
    Thanks the Internet Explorer 5 team for Carbonizing it in time for DP4. "It's a very, very good browser"
  • DP4 includes OpenGL and almost all of Java 2
  • Third Party Appearance
    Third Party Appearance
    Sun's Ed Zander
  • Does a demo of DP4's fit and finish
  • Mac OS X
    Phil Schiller
  • Does a demo of two Carbonized apps, Palm Desktop and Quake III Arena
  • Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
    Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    Adobe's Bruce Chizen & David Evans
    InDesign 1.5 for Mac OS X
    Third Party Demo
    Third Party Demo
    Maya's Richard Kerris & Kevin Lombardi
    Maya for Mac OS X
  • Says that the train is leaving the station and developers need to start developing for Mac OS X now
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