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Learning WatchKit Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Apple Watch Applications by Wei-Meng Lee

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1. Getting Started with WatchKit Programming

Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.

Steve Jobs

Apple Watch is a smartwatch created by Apple and officially announced by Tim Cook during the September 9, 2014, Apple event. It is touted as the next big thing after the launch of the iPhone and the iPad, and is expected to change the rules of wearables (just as the iPhone changed the smartphone industry and the iPad changed the tablet industry).

In this chapter, you learn about the architecture of Apple Watch applications and how they tie in with your iOS apps. Most importantly, you get your hands dirty by writing a simple Apple Watch app and deploying it onto ...

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