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

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Written by Ryan Nystrom

Published by Razeware LLC

Oct, 2015

466 pages



Make Apple 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 iOS developers who already know the basics of iOS 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.
  • UI Controls: Dig into the suite of interface 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 Video, 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.


Title: watchOS 2 by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch apps with watchOS 2 and Swift 2
Author: Ryan Nystrom
Language: English
Length: 466
Publisher: Razeware LLC
Publication Date: 2015-10-14
ISBN-10: 1942878125
ISBN-13: 9781942878124