How can you fit time, weather, wind, precipitation, and sunlight onto a functional small screen?
The Watch Face API is an exciting way to build customized experiences for wearables. This talk shares pro-tips and lessons learned during the development of the Specialized Bikes Watch Face featured in Google’s watch face collection.
First, the basics; an overview of the API, design considerations, and some common tasks. Next, a guided tour through watch face development dropping practical advice you can use for your own watch face implementations. At the end, we'll go over some optimizations and performance tuning.