The quick reference guide to Apple's keynotes
WWDC '02
DATE
Monday, May 6, 2002
LOCATION
San Jose Convention Center
AUDIENCE
Developers & Press
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Steve Jobs
Pronuntiatio
An audience recording of the funeral introduction is available on YouTube.
O'Reilly's MacDevCenter has a recap of the keynote.
Dispositio
Mac OS
Steve Jobs
Pedestal Reveal
Pedestal Reveal
A coffin with an oversized box of Mac OS 9 inside
  • Steve performs a eulogy for Mac OS 9 in front of an image from inside the Washington National Cathedral
  • Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "Except occasionally when he forgot who he was and needed to be restarted"
    Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "Mac OS 9 is survived by his next generation, Mac OS X, and thousands of applications, most of them legitimate"
  • Says that Mac OS 9 isn't dead for customers yet, but developers should say farewell to it
  • Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • 3000 apps for Mac OS X
  • Thanks developers for getting Mac OS X apps out
  • Everything being developed at Apple is being done only for Mac OS X
  • Announces the next major version of Mac OS X, named Jaguar
  • Mac OS X
    Phil Schiller
  • Apple is the largest Unix vendor, and goes through some of the Unix technologies in Jaguar
  • Jaguar adds a few features that will make it easier for Windows users to interact with Macs
  • Last week, Apple introduced a G4 eMac for the education market; Jaguar will have features that make it easy to use in education: a simpler Finder, workgroup management, printer sharing, and booting and installing Macs from across a network
  • Accessibility is improved with zooming, audio assistance, and alternative input methos
  • Mac OS X
    Avie Tevanian
  • Full C++ comliance is coming to Jaguar with the move to GCC 3
  • Interface Builder is getting improved, and work is being done on Carbon compile times
  • To build a better Mac OS X app, Avie recommends that developers give up on CFM and legacy APIs, use the new performance tools and technologies in Mac OS X, and be careful using the file system
  • Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • Jaguar adds spring-loaded folders, multithreaded support, Sherlock
  • Sherlock 3 adds new channels for phone book listings, news and graphics
  • The rendering engine has been overhauled and is now Quartz Extreme, requiring a minimum of 32MB of graphics RAM
  • Inkwell adds handwriting recognition
  • Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "You'd think that hundreds of millions of dollars on Newton technology would get us something."
    Mac OS X
    Ken Bereskin
  • Does a demo of the new features of Jaguar
  • Pretty Decent Joke
    Pretty Decent Joke
    "The Finder that can find."
    Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • QuickTime 6 adds codecs for MPEG-4 and AAC and has a new user interface
  • QuickTime
    Frank Casanova
  • Does a demo of QuickTime 6
  • Mac OS X
    Steve Jobs
  • Quartz Extreme allows for universal accessibility, any part of the screen can be zoomed into; text can also be read aloud
  • Shows off Rendezvous, a network discovery technology that allows for sharing of files easily over a home or work network
  • Mail gets new features in Jaguar: spam filters, color highlighting, QuickTime support, and enhanced mailboxes and address book
  • Jaguar will introduce iChat, an instant messaging app
  • iChat is compatible with AOL's AIM client, but won't require an AOL account
  • Jaguar will be available later this summer
  • Mac OS X
    Scott Forstall
  • Does a demo of Interface Builder and how to make apps with a Metal look and feel
  • Xserve
    Steve Jobs
  • Says that Apple will introduce a rack-mount server next week on May 14
  • Apple will make a special version of Jaguar with server features to run on it
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