Apple Debuts Apple Watch SDK – WatchKit Launches in November

Apple Debuts Apple Watch SDK – WatchKit Launches in November

During Apple’s iPad/iMac event on Thursday, they also had some news for developers in the form of a new SDK for their upcoming Apple Watch. WatchKit will launch in November.

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WatchKit will supply the tools developers need to build apps for the upcoming Apple Watch, going beyond simple watchfaces. Apple has been working with a few select developers, such as BMW and American Express.

Apple follows the naming convention¬†of previous SDKs, such as HealthKit and HomeKit, by naming the Apple Watch SDK “WatchKit.”

Apple will release the SDK to developers in November, likely insuring there will be a good selection of third-party apps available for the Apple Watch when it ships in early 2015.