WatchKit by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch Apps with Swift Front Cover

WatchKit by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch Apps with Swift

  • Length: 357 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2015-02-23

Make Apple Watch Apps with Swift!

Get a head start making apps for the Apple Watch, using WatchKit and Swift.

Learn about WatchKit UI controls and layout, Glances, notifications, deep linking with Handoff, and more!

Who Is This Book For?

This book is for intermediate iOS developers who already know the basics of iOS and Swift development but want to learn how to use WatchKit to develop hybrid apps, Glances, and notifications for the Apple Watch.

If you’re a complete beginner to iOS and Swift development, you can follow along with this book as well because the tutorials are always in a step-by-step format. However, there may be some gaps in your knowledge, so you might want to go through the iOS Apprentice Series first.

Table of Contents

Section I: Beginning WatchKit
Chapter 1: Hello, Apple Watch!
Chapter 2: Architecture
Chapter 3: UI Controls
Chapter 4: Layout
Chapter 5: Navigation
Chapter 6: Tables
Chapter 7: Menus

Section II: Intermediate WatchKit
Chapter 8: Sharing Data
Chapter 9: Glances
Chapter 10: Handoff
Chapter 11: Notifications

Section III: Advanced WatchKit
Chapter 12: Image Caching and Animation
Chapter 13: iCloud
Chapter 14: Performance, Tips & Tricks

Appendix I: Setting Up Notifications in the iPhone App
Appendix II: Setting Up a Push Notification Server

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