WWDC21 Daily Digest: Day 3 – Discover

Welcome to day 3 of the WWDC! Hope you stay fresh and focused – we have a lot to show you today. Here’s a look at what the day has in store. (And make sure you do not miss anything this week by signing up for WWDC notifications in the Developer app – Available for iPhone, iPad and Mac.)

Travel back in time

But only for yesterday: Here is the official summary of WWDC21, day 2.

Tuesday @ WWDC21

Symbols, signals and sessions

See more than 60 new sessions: Demystify SwiftUI. Beat a bag (that is, a handbag). And explore a series of concurrent sessions (happening one at a time, we promise) in Swift.

Demystify SwiftUI

Explore SF Symbols 3

Discoverable design

Review the code and collaborate in Xcode

Experience geometry-conscious sound with the Physical Audio Spatialization Engine (PHASE)

Find people, faces and poses using Vision

Explore advanced rendering with RealityKit 2

Enhance your app with Metal ray tracking

AR Quick Look, meet Object Capture

Meet TextKit 2

Adopt quick note

Secure login with verification codes for iCloud keychain

Triage TestFlight crashes in Xcode Organizer

Symbolism: Beyond the basics

Fast Simultaneity: Update a trial app

Is it a challenge?

Experience fun, interactive ways to learn about the latest technologies and frameworks. Challenge yourself to explore something new this WWDC and share your creations with others through Developer Forums (WWDC21 Challenges), choose digital lounges and social media (# WWDC21Challenges).

Challenge: Animated art in SwiftUI

Challenge: Large text

Challenge: Throwback with SwiftUI

Challenge: Design multi-step shortcuts

Challenge: Achievement Unlocked – Title Teasers

Challenge: Create a musical instrument in Swift Playgrounds

Challenge: Design for declarative device management in your MDM solution

A trivial night in the lounges

Tonight is Trivia Night in the Developer Tools Digital Lounge, where you will face quick multiple-choice questions about tools and frameworks starting at 7pm PDT. And at noon we host engineers Josh Shaffer and Jacob Xiao for a live Q&A starting at 3pm PT.

Sign up for the digital lounges

Visit Developer Tools Digital Lounge (Registration Required)

Explore an accessible world

At 11 a.m. PDT, the engineers and designers behind the Apple Watch share stories about Apple’s approach to accessible design, constant iteration, and community engagement.

Accessibility by design: An Apple Watch for everyone

Speaking of music …

We explored the power of music and sound with the sonic wizards behind five of our favorite apps: the kids’ sandbox Pok Pok Playroom, the interactive goodnight story Loona, the incredible AI-powered NaadSadhana, the inclusive and inventive If Found …, and the extremely summery Poolsuite FM . Find out how they make their apps sound note-perfect right here.


Mindful Cooldowns for coding … powered by Fitness +

Close out at WWDC on Wednesday at 15.00 PDT with a 10-minute Mindful Cooldown for coding with Fitness + trainer Jessica Skye.

That is it! I’ll see you tomorrow!

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