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Developing for Apple Watch by Jeff Kelley

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Chapter 2Quick Apple Watch Wins

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing your app on a new piece of hardware, and in this chapter we explore two streamlined avenues for getting your app on the watch as quickly as possible. First we’ll cover getting Now Playing information onto the watch for media apps to show your users information about the currently playing media. This is a great way for media apps to support the watch, with no extra effort required; if you’re already supporting iOS’s built-in ways to tell users what they’re listening to, the watch will also display this information. If your app doesn’t play media but does support push notifications, you can use actionable notifications, which are a way for you to add actions to your push notifications. ...

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