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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

Preparing your app for submission using iTunes Connect

Now that you have tested your application to ensure that everything works fine and is free from errors, you should start preparing your application so that it is ready for submission to the Apple App Store.

To prepare your application using Xcode, follow these simple steps:

  1. Ensure that the AnimationExample Xcode project file is already open within the Xcode IDE, and choose the Preferences… option from Xcode | Preferences… menu, or alternatively, by press Command + ,.

  2. Next, ensure that the Accounts tab has been selected, then click on the + button and choose the Add Apple ID… menu option, as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. Enter your Apple Developer credentials by specifying both the Apple ID and Password.


    Once Xcode has validated your Apple credentials, you will be presented with a screen similar to the one shown in the preceding screenshot. This screen shows you the team that you belong to as well as your role within the team. You...