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

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5. Displaying Notifications

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By design, the Apple Watch is an extension of your iPhone. Instead of pulling the iPhone out of your pocket, Apple wants you to look at and perform most of the tasks on your Apple Watch. One of the most common ways a user interacts with the iPhone is through notifications, and the Apple Watch supports that right out of the box.

When an iPhone is paired with an Apple Watch, notifications received by the iPhone will be sent to the Apple Watch. Your Apple Watch application can then have the option to display the notification to the user in more detail, and you can also accomplish actions associated with the notifications.

What Is a Notification?

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