Developing Apple Watch Applications

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Developing Apple Watch Applications

Course Description

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The following courses are included in this purchase:

  • Developing Apple Watch Applications

Course Details:

Access Timeframe

6 month access to course content beginning on date of registration.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certification of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Method of Obtaining Certification

Certificate of Completion can be accessed and printed from the learner's Skillport Account.

Additional Details

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Course Outline

OVERVIEW
Apple Watches allow the wearer to integrate rich applications into their everyday life. Since Apple Watches have become so popular, an in-depth knowledge of how to write Apple Watch applications is an in-demand skill for application developers. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of writing an Apple Watch application. You will also learn the architecture of Apple Watch applications, a few navigation techniques, and how to design a user interface.
TARGET AUDIENCE
This path is targeted toward existing iOS developers who wish to learn Apple Watch development. A working knowledge of Xcode is essential.
DURATION
2.5 hours
OBJECTIVES

Developing Basic Apple Watch Applications

  • start the course
  • recognize the concepts and steps involved in developing Apple Watch applications
  • describe the tools used in developing Apple Watch applications
  • describe how the WatchKit app and the WatchKit extension work together to implement an app's interface
  • identify the target structure when building a WatchKit app
  • configure a project by adding a WatchKit app to an iOS project
  • create and run a simple application
  • describe the various app testing and debugging techniques
  • describe the various phases of the WatchKit application life cycle
  • recognize and use life cycle functions
  • describe how data is shared between WatchKit and iOS apps
  • perform communication tasks between WatchKit and iOS apps
  • describe existing iOS technologies and how they work with the WatchKit app
  • describe how remote control events manage video/audio playback on a paired iPhone
  • distinguish between paged-based and hierarchical navigations
  • create a storyboard
  • describe how storyboard navigation differs between the WatchKit and iOS apps
  • use interface objects and controllers
  • use buttons, switches, sliders, and menu items in the user interface
  • use tables to display dynamic data lists
  • use images and graphics in an Apple Watch app
  • recognize the different ways to layout an Apple Watch app
  • use objects that contain and display text
  • describe how to format, position, and layer controls, and use fonts
  • use context menus in an Apple Watch app
  • describe how users and application preferences are stored and recalled
  • create and deploy a simple Apple Watch application


OVERVIEW
Apple watches allow the wearer to integrate rich applications into their everyday life. Since Apple watches have become so popular, an in-depth knowledge of how to write Apple watch applications is an in-demand skill for application developers. In this course, you will learn to design and program applications for an Apple watch. You will also learn to use glances and notifications, and implement intermediate and advanced application features such as adding maps and pins.
TARGET AUDIENCE
This path is targeted toward existing iOS developers who wish to learn Apple watch development. A working knowledge of Xcode is essential.
DURATION
2.3 hours
OBJECTIVES

Developing Advanced Apple Watch Applications

  • start the course
  • use glances and describe the glance life cycle
  • describe the different programming techniques that can be applied to a glance
  • describe glance entry points and work with controllers
  • add a glance to an Apple watch application
  • manage glances and glance settings
  • work with code to customize the behavior of a glance
  • describe how the iOS handles notifications
  • describe, use, and manage a short look interface
  • describe, use, and manage a long look interface
  • describe the ways to respond to notifications
  • work with code to customize the behavior of action buttons
  • create static and dynamic long-look interfaces
  • use controllers and storyboards to provide custom notifications to an app
  • work with notification categories within a custom interface
  • create static notifications within a custom interface
  • create runtime notifications within a custom interface
  • manage runtime notifications within a custom interface
  • configure custom segues in an app
  • create animation effects
  • use timers to perform timed operations
  • describe how data is stored and persisted in the iOS
  • identify the techniques to consume web services
  • use maps within an Apple watch application
  • recognize and use techniques to get the physical location of a watch
  • use pins and work with different GPS techniques
  • create an Apple watch application with custom glances and notifications


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