Learn about the parts of a table and how they differ from their iOS counterpart. Also learn about the philosophy of a watch table and watch rows.
- [Instructor] You might be familiar with tables…from the UI table view in iOS.…watchOS tables are not the same as iOS tables.…They work very differently than iOS.…watchOS tables are a lot simpler…and do a lot less than you can with UI table view.…watchOS tables are directly coded.…No use of delegates like you find in iOS.…The cell, otherwise known as a row,…used in watchOS tables,…is always a customized row stored in a row controller.…
watchOS tables are an array of these row controllers.…You can have more than one controller in a table.…The most important design issue to remember…about watchOS tables is don't make big tables.…When I mean big, I mean over 15 cells.…It's difficult to scroll in a watch…and a long table won't be used by a user.…In this chapter, I'll show you one project…with ice cream selections…as you build an application using a table,…and some of the unique ways the Apple Watch uses tables.…
- 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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