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Developing for Apple Watch by Jeff Kelley

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Apple Watch App-Design Concepts

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Much like an iPhone app, you can think of the content of your Apple Watch app one screen at a time, but, of course, this screen is much smaller. Here you see an example of a screen you might design for a stopwatch feature.

Every screen on Apple Watch automatically scrolls to fit content that exceeds the screen size; the user can either pan with a finger or turn the Digital Crown, a grooved button on the side of the watch that rotates to accommodate scrolling and other user input, much like a crown on a traditional wristwatch. Each screen can have a title at the top, tinted to match your app’s main color. A stark ...

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