Learn about three major parts of a watchOS project, why you need an iPhone app, and the difference between the watchOS extension and the watchOS app.
- [Instructor] The Apple Watch is not…like an iPhone or iPad.…watchOS differs in some surprising ways from iOS.…To understand the Apple Watch,…you need to know a little bit…about the architecture behind the watch.…Without this knowledge, it's easy to get lost in Xcode…while making a watchOS app.…There are three parts you should be familiar with:…the iPhone app, the WatchKit app,…and the WatchKit extension.…The iPhone app is an iPhone application.…You can write a full application here…and never touch the watchOS parts of the code if you wish.…
Many applications are iOS apps…which communicate to the watch.…An iOS app gives some small functionality to the watch…and leaves most of the functionality to the phone.…Some applications requires data from the phone,…such as user settings, HealthKit data,…notifications, or GPS coordinates.…The iPhone app also loads the watch application…onto the watch.…The WatchKit app has the resources necessary…for the user to interact with their watch.…The storyboard is in the WatchKit app.…
- Principles of watchOS development
- Adding buttons and labels to your app
- Connecting objects to code
- Testing a watchOS app
- Laying out WatchKit UI objects
- Adding navigation
- Using Interface Library elements such as inputs, pickers, and media players
- Creating tables
- Working with table data
Skill Level Intermediate
1. A Look at the Apple Watch App
2. Building Your First Apple Watch App
3. Working with UI in watchOS
5. Interface Library
6. Tables and Scrolling
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