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- Development of the iOS
We paid attention to active work on applications for watchOS of the graduate of our Accelerator, decided not to lag behind and promote active use of a new platform.
The list of frameworks, libraries and examples of applications for watchOS is given below.
Beginning of work
- The official programming manual for Apple Watch written to Apple.
Libraries and frameworks
- MMWormhole – a powerful packet of the developer for synthesis, processing and the analysis of sounds.
- IGInterfaceDataTable is a part of WKInterfaceTable simplifying configuration of tables with multidimensional data;
- JBWatchActivityIndicator is a simple generator of indicators of activity for Apple Watch.
- YOChartImageKit – a framework for creation of diagrams for watchOS;
- NKWatchChart – the library for creation of diagrams for Apple Watch founded on PNChart and ios-charts.
Guides to development
- "Development for Apple Watch" – official record of performance of Apple on WWDC 2015 (Apple Worldwide Developers Conference);
- Official guide to development of the Apple Watch interface;
- 11 councils for applications programming for Apple Watch – several simple councils which will help to create better applications;
- Icons for Apple Watch – the manual which will help you to create an own icon for Apple Watch.
Resources for development
- Resources for development for Apple Watch – the official set of resources provided to Apple where visualization tools, the manuals, templates, fonts enter.
- The table of elements of the display (complications) and leyaut – the useful table containing all possible member combinations, displayed on the screen.
- thinkapps is a website which allows to create free of charge an application prototype for Apple Watch in only 10 minutes.
Generators of images
- RadialChartImageGenerator is a generator of pie charts;
- KFWatchKitAnimations is a generator of images which creates surprising animations (60 frames per second) for Apple Watch, capturing them from iOS Simulator.
Examples of applications
- Lister is the official test application showing abilities to integrate Apple Watch;
- WatchKit Catalog is the official test application showing how to use the elements of the user interface available in WatchKit framework;
- Cherry – the small pomodoro-timer developed for Apple Watch;
- Bitcoin Tracker is the application showing a rate of bitcoin;
- WWDC – the application (the project open source) showing meeting places of participants of WWDC;
- SwiftHN – the application for reading Hacker News written on Swift;
- BaiduFM-Swift – the application for BaiduFM;
- done-swift – the test application which shows possibilities of data transmission by means of Realm between the WatchKit application and its main application;
- HighstreetWatchApp – the WatchKit application created on highstreetapp.com;the platform
- WatchNotes – the application for Apple Watch displaying your notes;
- WatchPics – Instagram for Apple Watch;
- WatchKit-Apps – educational applications for WatchKit;
- watchOS-2-Sampler – code samples for the new watchOS 2 functions;
- soon – the application counter.
- "watchOS2" from Tutorials;
- Apple Watch for Developers: Advice &Techniques from Five Top Professionals ("Apple Watch for developers: councils and acceptances from the five of professionals").
Introduction to WatchKit
- The guide to WatchKit from Swift. Part 1: Beginning of work;
- The guide to WatchKit from Swift. Part 2: Tables and network requests;
- The guide to WatchKit from Swift. Part 3: It is more than tables, Glances and Handoff.
New WatchOS 2 functions
- The hardware with WatchKit 2: We use Digital Crown;
- The hardware with WatchKit 2: Taptic Engine;
- The hardware with WatchKit 2: Accelerometer;
- Power of animation – in the manual it is shown how to animate the user interface by change of properties of a leyaut;
- Creation of elements of the display (complications) of WatchKit in watchOS 2 – the guide to adding of own elements of the display;
- How to force two devices to interact with each other with the help of Watch Connectivity – Watch Connectivity framework operating instructions.
Other excellent lists
- Detailed list of useful sources;
- The list of applications for iOS open source;
- @matteocrippa – the general list of resources on Swift;
- @Wolg – the filled-up list of excellent frameworks Swift, and also libraries and software;
- Great applications of WatchKit – the filled-up list of applications and the manuals WatchKit;
- Resources on studying of iOS – a large collection of the qualitative and often updated websites with the guides to iOS;
- awesome-ios-animation – the filled-up list of amazing animations of iOS, and also Objective-C and Swift libraries;
- awesome-ios-chart – the filled-up list of amazing diagrams of iOS, and also Objective-C and Swift libraries;
- awesome-gists – the list of useful solutions (section iOS);
- awesome-ios-ui – the filled-up list of amazing iOS UI/UX of libraries;
- Applications programming for iOS on Medium – stories and technical councils about an application creation for iOS, Apple Watch and iPad/iPhone.
P.S. Supplement the list with your recommendations in comments. With pleasure we will include them in a selection.
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