Course: Developing Apple Watch Applications training

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 7 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this training course you will learn the basics of programming Apple Watch applications. You will also learn the architecture of Apple Watch applications, a few navigation techniques, and how to design a user interface. Finally you will learn to use glances and notifications, and implement intermediate and advanced application features such as adding maps and pins. Among the subjects covered are WatchKitt app, iOS projecten, debugging techniques, iOS technology, storyboard, sliders, images and far more.


After finishing this course you will know the basics of programming Apple Watch applications.


You have knowledge of Xcode.

Target audience

System Administrator, Software Developer


Developing Apple Watch Applications

7 hours

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

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

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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