Apple sends out WWDC 2014 ticket purchase invitations to randomly selected developersApple on Monday sent out emails to developers who participated in this year's WWDC 2014 ticket lottery, notifying those accepted that tickets will be saved until Apr. 14.
As announced last week, Apple held a lottery for developers wanting to attend the company's popular Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
Apple sent out notification of the randomly selected tickets at around 8 p.m. Eastern. Developers who made the cut have exactly one week to complete their ticket purchase as their spot will be held until 8 p.m. Eastern on Apr. 14.
In addition to regular admission tickets, Apple is also granting 200 scholarships to give student coders the chance to participate in this year's event. In addition, this year the National Center for Women & Information Technology and its alliance partners will help promote scholarships to female engineers and coders.
Alongside an expected debut of Apple's next-generation iOS 8 and possibly a sneak peek at OS X 10.10, events scheduled for WWDC 2014 include more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers, over 100 hands-on labs and events and other sessions for developers.
The usual Apple Design Awards for outstanding iPhone, iPad and Mac apps will also be held, while a new series of "get togethers" will boast special guest speakers and activities.
WWDC 2014 kicks off on June 2 with a State of the Union address at San Francisco's Moscone West. The opening will be streamed live via the WWDC website and select videos and technical sessions will be made available online to registered developers throughout the week.
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