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Learn WatchKit for iOS

Authors: Topley, Kim

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  • Learn WatchKit for iOS covers the development of applications for the new Apple Watch using the WatchKit framework in iOS 8 and the Swift programming language.

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Learn WatchKit for iOS covers the development of applications for the new Apple Watch using the WatchKit framework in iOS 8 and the Swift programming language. In this book, an Apple Watch application is an extension to an existing iOS app and is packaged and submitted to the App Store along with it. Using a suite of simple examples, Kim Topley, co-author of Beginning iPhone Development with Swift, introduces and explains every feature of WatchKit and the associated technologies that you’ll need to understand to build Apple Watch applications for iOS 8, culminating in a complete WatchKit application that shows weather forecast information for various cities around the world on the Apple Watch.

About the authors

Kim Topley is a software engineer with over thirty years of experience ranging from mainframe microcode and the UNIX kernel to graphical user interfaces and mobile applications. He is the author of five books on various aspects of Java and JavaFX and has been working with iOS since reading one of the first books published on the subject—the first edition of Beginning iPhone Development.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Welcome to the Apple Watch

    Pages 1-23

    Topley, Kim

  • Interface Controllers and Layout

    Pages 25-66

    Topley, Kim

  • Watch User Interface Objects

    Pages 67-113

    Topley, Kim

  • More Watch User Interface Objects

    Pages 115-166

    Topley, Kim

  • Controller Navigation

    Pages 167-218

    Topley, Kim

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eBook 24,60 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1025-3
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Softcover 31,60 €
price for France (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1026-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn WatchKit for iOS
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Kim Topley
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1025-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1025-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1026-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 464
Number of Illustrations
236 b/w illustrations
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