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Xojo Health Journal

Developing a personal health solution with Xojo

Issue: 13.1 (January/February 2015)
Author: JC Cruz
Author Bio: Intermediate
Article Description: No description available.
Article Length (in bytes): 46,725
Starting Page Number: 30
Article Number: 13105
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jenkins_hash_function
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_health_record
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantified_Self
http://developer.xamarin.com/guides/ios/platform_features/introduction_to_healthkit/

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About the Author:

JC is a freelance writer based in British Columbia. He is a regular contributor to MacTech Magazine and Dr Dobb's Journal. Away from the writing pile, JC spends quality time with his nephew, as a proper uncle should.

Introduction

The smart phone, and its larger cousin the tablet, has ushered in a new phenomenon—the quantified life. With these devices, users can track every aspect of their lives in ways not possible a decade ago.

Today, we look at one aspect of the quantified life—personal health. We will learn the benefits of tracking one's health and the challenges it brings. We will design the data structures needed for health tracking and the user interface needed to present the health data. And we will implement code for the basic journal workflow.

The demo project, FooHealth, is built with the 2013r1 build of Xojo. It is available from xDev website and distributed under a BSD licence.

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