Chapter    9

Notifications

One of the best features of Apple Watch is that it can handle local and remote notifications for your iOS application even if you haven’t bundled a WatchKit application with it. It’s entirely possible that the default notification handling is good enough, in which case you don’t need to add a watch application—and even if you have added one, you still may not need to enhance it to work with notifications. In the first part of this chapter, you’ll see how notifications are handled when your application does not have a WatchKit app.

If the default notification handling does not meet your requirements, you can customize it in your WatchKit app. There are two levels of customization you can choose from: the most basic form ...

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