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Apple Watch for Developers: Advice & Techniques from Five Top Professionals by Mark Griffin, Matt Klosterman, Jamie Maison, Ruben Martinez Jr., Gary Riches

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Chapter    2

Examining the Stopwatch, Timer and Calendar

By Jamie Maison, creator of the Notation Watch app

When the Apple Watch was announced, it became clear that the device’s strengths would be in its quick, simple and functional applications. Users were not going to want to spend a large amount of time on their watches and would instead rely on it as a device that provides a quicker way of receiving notifications and performing functions.

With this is mind, this chapter seeks to explore three types of applications that the Apple Watch will be successful for: the stopwatch, timer, and calendar. Each of these applications provides quick functionality while remaining entirely useful to the user.

The best Apple Watch applications will perform ...

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