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Building Apple Watch Projects by Stuart Grimshaw

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Chapter 8. Images, Animation, and Sound

Now that we have a few functioning apps under our belt, we will take a look at what else there is to do in order to produce a truly release-ready app. One of these topics, the app icon, is mandatory for any project intended for release, while the others are brief explorations of technologies that you are likely to add too many of your own app projects.

The topics covered include:

  • Providing a custom icon to an app
  • Using an Xcode asset catalog
  • Adding an extension to a class
  • Creating the UI layout in code
  • Creating sequential animations
  • Adding audio and video playback to your app

Adding an icon

I don't know about you, but I find that one of the most satisfying points in an app's development is the first time I see its ...

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