WatchKit overview

WatchKit overview

A comprehensive overview of WatchKit for our monthly usergroup in Stuttgart http://mobilemaultaschen.de/

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Florian

March 10, 2015
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    WatchKit Apps. Your app on Apple Watch contains a full

    user interface. Users can launch, control, and interact with your app in ways unique to Apple Watch.
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    Glances. You can provide users with timely read-only information that

    they care about with a Glance — a quick and lightweight view of your app.
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    User Interface • Button • Label • Date/Time/Timer label •

    Separator • Switch • MapView • Image • Menu
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    User Interface • defined at compile time • NSObject subclasses,

    *no* views • one way communication —> you can’t read properties of views on Apple Watch
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    WKInterfaceTable • single column • multiple row types (header, content,

    footer) • every row backed by controller, subclass of NSObject
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    Dev. Setup • Xcode • 8.2 GM • 8.3 β2

    (—> Swift 1.2) • iOS simulator • Hardware - External Displays - Apple Watch
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