Creating apps for the Apple Watch

Creating apps for the Apple Watch

Successful entrepreneurs see opportunities before they become mainstream. With Apple about to release the Apple Watch, it will usher in a new market of buyers looking to download Apple Watch apps for their shiny new watches. There will be a lot of money to be made by those who are first to market, so starting now will give you a head start on the competition. How to build apps for the Apple Watch You might be surprised to learn that the Apple Watch doesn’t run apps on the watch itself. The Apple Watch relies on the iPhone, acting more like a smart display for iPhone apps. The Apple Watch really only extends the capabilities and features of existing iPhone apps. So if you want to create Apple Watch applications, you would want to update your existing iPhone apps to work with the Apple Watch or create a new iPhone app altogether. If you have never developed for the iPhone or iPad (or if you never went through the process of hiring a developer- freelancer or in-house), you will want to start by researching and learning what it takes to build a new app for Apple devices to get your feet wet. Instead of immediately diving into the tech, and figuring out how to program applications for the Apple Watch, I highly recommend instead starting with a brainstorming session for your app idea. Solidifying your idea, or couple of solid app ideas, will not only give you the confidence to see the project through to completion, but also allows you to map out what critical concepts you want to learn...