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Build watchOS Apps: Develop and Design by Mark Goody, Maurice Kelly

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Chapter 9. Working with Notifications

The ability to receive notifications directly, and discreetly, to your wrist is a top selling point of the Apple Watch for many users. Although every notification that an iPhone receives can be displayed on the watch, it requires a bit more effort to make sure the notifications your app users receive are tailored to the new device and its capabilities.

What Are Notifications?

Although using apps, browsing the web, or scanning a Twitter timeline are actions initiated and driven by the users of mobile devices, notifications are how the devices, or the sites and services they subscribe to, can get your attention—usually when you’re about to settle down to a productive writing session. The nature of the relationship ...

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