We walk through building a simple "Hello World" app with Xcode. Then we run it in the iOS Simulator for Apple Watch.

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Tutorial Steps

  1. Create a new target for a WatchKit App.
  2. Activate the new build scheme.
  3. Inspect the files that are produced in the Project Navigator.
  4. In the WatchKit Extension, you'll notice the Interface Controller.
  5. In the Watch App, you'll notice the Storyboard.
  6. Drag a label and a separator object onto the interface.
  7. Open the Assistant Editor and create an outlet for the label.
  8. In the awakeWithContext function, call setText on the label.
  9. Build and run the app to see it in the iOS Simulator for Apple Watch. 

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