Impressions on WWDC 2024

Fatbobman's Swift Weekly #036

Jun 17, 2024

WWDC 2024 has successfully concluded. I will share my thoughts and feelings about several aspects that particularly resonated with me, reflecting on the highlights of this WWDC....

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