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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

Submitting an app to iTunes Connect using Xcode

In this section, you will learn how to archive an app ready for submission to the Apple App Store, using the Xcode integrated development environment. To submit your application, follow these simple steps:

  1. Ensure that the AnimationExample.xcodeproj project from the Chapter 10 folder in the accompanying code bundle is already open within the Xcode IDE.

  2. Next, open the Scheme menu, and choose the Manage Schemes… option. Alternatively, you can use the Product | Scheme | Manage Schemes… menu option.

  3. Then, select the AnimationExample WatchKit App scheme, and then click on the Edit… button located at the bottom of the Manage Schemes pane, as shown in the following screenshot:

  4. Ensure that the Destination option is set to use iOS Device, and that the Build Configuration option is set to use the Release scheme. Then click on the Close button to commit the changes, and exit from the scheme manager.

  5. Next, choose the Product | Archive menu option from the Xcode...