In WWDC19 if one person took all the limelight that was of course Craig Federighi . Apple’s Executive Vice President of Software Engineering was in charge of presenting the main developments in three of Apple’s five operating systems . But that’s not all, after the keynote he gave different interviews for different podcasts. One of them is with Federico Viticci for AppStories, where he gives more details about the future of the iPad.
For almost an hour the duo has been going over the different news announced by Apple during the WWDC19 keynote. This obviously includes iPadOS, Apple’s new operating system for iPAd. But they also talk about the universal development of apps thanks to SwiftUI and Project Catalyst or the integration of iPadOS with Catalina macOS.
The best thing to do is to listen to the full interview, available at MacStories. Although from it you can extract some interesting pearls regarding the changes that the iPad now brings. For example, about the USB connection of external drives :
About SwiftUI and the ease with which developers create user interfaces with this new method:
Finally, one last interesting statement has to do with iPadOS and its new features specially designed for larger screens like those an iPad has in front of an iPhone.
It’s worth listening to the full interview to discover a number of other statements made by the software manager at Apple.