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

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Introduction

For some, the idea of a smartwatch is characterized by the wrist-borne communicator devices in Dick Tracy cartoons, but for a child of the eighties few pop-culture memories remain as vivid as seeing Michael Knight communicating with his car K.I.T.T. through his wristwatch. The idea of being able to see information that had been beamed to your wrist, to talk with an intelligent car, and to sport such a perm was to remain a symbol of the future for many children who grew up as fans of the TV show Knight Rider.

The Watch of Our Dreams

The announcement that Apple had been working on a watch that could respond to voice commands and also run apps and communicate with the Internet via an iPhone set the Mac and iOS developer community alight. ...

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