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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
About the Reviewer

Creating and setting up your iOS development team

In this section, you will learn how to create and set up your iOS development team.

Before you can submit your application to the Apple App Store for approval, you will need to set up your iOS development team, so let's get started:

  1. Log in to the iOS Developer portal at

  2. Click on the Member Center link that is located right at the top of the screen.

  3. Sign in to your account using your Apple ID and password. This will then display the Developer Program Resources page, as we saw in the Setting up and provisioning your app for Apple Pay section in Chapter 6, Implementing Tables within Your App.

  4. Next, click on the iTunes Connect button. This is where you will be able to check various things such as sales, trends, payments, financial reports, and app analytics:

  5. Next, click on the Users and Roles button, as highlighted in the preceding screenshot. This will bring up the Users and Roles option pane from where you can add a new...