watchOS 2 by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch apps with watchOS 2 and Swift 2

Book Description

Make Watch apps with Swift 2!

This year at WWDC, Apple introduced watchOS 2, which signifies a huge change for Apple Watch developers. Now, you can make native apps that run directly on your watch.

In this book, you'll learn how to make native apps for watchOS 2 the quick and easy way: through a series of fun and easy-to-read tutorials.

Who This Book Is For:

This book is for intermediate developers who already know the basics of and Swift 2 development but want to learn how to make Apple Watch apps for watchOS 2.

Topics Covered in watchOS 2 by Tutorials

  • Hello, Apple Watch!: Dive straight in and build your first watchOS 2 app.
  • Controls: Dig into the suite of objects that ship with WatchKit.
  • Layout: Learn the layout system you’ll use to build the interfaces for your watchOS apps.
  • Tables: Tables are the staple ingredient of almost any watchOS app - learn how to use them!
  • Animation: Learn about the new watchOS 2 animation API.
  • Glances: Give your users a quick and lightweight view of your app with glances.
  • Notifications: Learn how to notify your users upon various events of interest.
  • Complications: Learn how to make small elements of your app visibile on the watch face.
  • Watch Connectivity: Learn about the new framework to communicate from a watch to a phone.
  • And much more: Audio and , Core Motion, Handoff, HealthKit, Core Location, Networking, Haptic Feedback, and more!

One thing you can count on: after reading this book you'll have all the experience necessary to build rich and engaging apps for Apple's new Apple Watch platform.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Hello, Apple Watch!
Chapter 2:
Chapter 3: UI Controls
Chapter 4: Pickers
Chapter 5: Layout
Chapter 6: Navigation
Chapter 7: Tables
Chapter 8: Menus
Chapter 9: Animation
Chapter 10: Glances
Chapter 11: Notifications
Chapter 12: Complications
Chapter 13: Watch Connectivity
Chapter 14: Playing Audio and Video
Chapter 15: Advanced Layout
Chapter 16: Advanced Tables
Chapter 17: Advanced Animation
Chapter 18: Advanced Watch Connectivity
Chapter 19: Advanced Complications
Chapter 20: Handoff
Chapter 21: Core Motion
Chapter 22: HealthKit
Chapter 23: Core Location
Chapter 24: Networking
Chapter 25: Haptic Feedback
Chapter 26: Localization
Chapter 27: Accessibility

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