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Apple Watch App Development

By : Steven F. Daniel
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Apple Watch App Development

By: Steven F. Daniel

Overview of this book

With the increasing amount of new wearable devices hitting the market, wearables are the next wave of mobile technology. With the release of Apple's WatchKit SDK, a whole new world of exciting development possibilities hasopened up. Apple Watch App Development introduces you to the architecture and limitations of the Apple Watch platform, followed by an in-depth look at how to work with Xcode playgrounds. Here, we'll introduce you to the Swift programming language so you can quickly begin developing apps for the Apple Watch platform with the WatchKit framework and the Xcode Development IDE. We then discuss more advanced topics such as Notifiations, Glances, Closures, Tuples, Protocols, Apple pay, and using Swift playgrounds, with each concept backed up with example code that demonstrates how to properly execute it. We also show you how to package and deploy your Watch application to the Apple AppStore. By the end of this book, you will have a good understanding of how to develop apps for Apple Watch platform using the WatchKit framework and Swift 2.0.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Apple Watch App Development
About the Author
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Chapter 11. Packaging and Deploying Your App

You have now successfully built your application, and are ready to release it to the rest of the world. All you need to do is decide how to deploy and market your app.

In this chapter, we will look at what is required to submit your application to the Apple App Store, and share your creations with the rest of the community. You'll also learn how to set up your iOS development team as well as the certificates needed for both development and distribution.

Here, we will also explain how to use the Instruments application that comes with Xcode to effectively profile your application for eliminating performance bottlenecks. In the final sections, you will learn how to create the provisioning profiles for both development and distribution, as well as creating the necessary App IDs for your application, before finally learning how to register your iOS devices.

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Creating an iOS development certificate, and setting...