Chapter 10. Creating a watchOS Companion App

One of the most exciting development opportunities of the last few years became a reality when Apple officially announced they were making a smart watch companion to their iOS ecosystem: the Apple Watch. Since the watch released in April 2015, developers have been testing the limits of the wrist worn device, trying to overcome many of the interesting restrictions that result from its small size and limited computing ability.

The Apple Watch is very different from iOS devices. In this chapter, we're going to spend some time learning about what makes the Apple Watch different, and where its strengths lie. The focus will be on how to think small. To be more specific, we will be covering:

  • How to design for ...

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