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Apple CEO Steve Jobs has recently drawn criticizing for banning Flash programs from the iPhone and for his rants against pornography. Can he convince developers at his WWDC keynote that Apple is still the best platform to develop smart phone apps for?
Apple's CEO faces growing discontent among his ranks and a hungry Google Android

Steve Jobs -- known for co-founding one of the world's largest and most popular electronics companies, for bringing black turtlenecks back into popularity in certain circles, and, most recently, for 2 a.m. moralistic manifestos on the topic of pornography -- will take the stage at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 7 at 10 a.m.

Space at this year's WWDC was limited to 5,000 developers, and that allotment quickly sold out.  The Apple devs are eagerly awaiting Jobs' keynote pep talk amid uncertain times for the Apple app industry.

On the one hand app-makers have cause for optimism with the Apple iPad surpassing the modest sales expectations that were set for it.  On the other hand, the iPhone has been passed by Google's Android in U.S. sales.  At the same time, the App Store is coming under increasing scrutiny for its rejections and restrictions, including its ban of Flash porting tools.

Jobs has always been the rock star of Apple, and while a divisive figure at times has inspired a vast legion of app developers.  His recent struggle with cancer and liver illness shook the company.  And his recovery and return to it was equally consequential, as he personally oversaw the design and launch of the iPad, Apple's latest hit.

Besides pep talks from Jobs and other Apple brass, the conference will feature a number of labs and training sessions to teach developers application fundamentals from dealing with Apple's mix of Objective C and OpenGL (with new developments such as multi-threading thrown in).

In particular the seminars will focus on five "technology tracks" -- Application Frameworks; Internet & Web; Graphics & Media; Developer Tools; and Core OS.  The conference attendees are expected to come from all around the world as the iPhone has become a global hit.





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