About

Welcome! This blog helps developers learn about and use the Health Graph.

You can watch this high level presentation for an overview of the Health Graph platform:

For a quick primer on developing with the Health Graph API, click through the more technical presentation below:

Health Graph Hacking 101
View more presentations from Bill Day

All Health Graph partners are required to follow the Health Graph API Policies.

You can access more technical details on the RESTful Health Graph API by clicking here. Experiment and prototype with the API using the Health Graph Developer’s Console (click here to load the console).

When you’re ready to start your app in earnest, visit the RunKeeper Partner page and click “Connect To Our API“. From there you can fill out the form to register your new Health Graph integrated app, service, or device.

Click here to learn about authorization removal callbacks before providing your callback URL on the form. If you will be reading data out of the Health Graph for accounts other than your own app registering account, you should also request Read permission on the form, being sure you give a detailed explanation of what you will do with that data once you’ve accessed it. Likewise, if you would like to ask users for permission to retain their Health Graph data across deauthorizations and/or edit health information for authorizing users, please request permission(s) on the form.

Need some inspiration to get your developer juices flowing? Check out some of the applications built and deployed using the Health Graph API, available from the RunKeeper Apps page (click here). You can also access an archive of third party libraries, wrappers, and bindings which might make your Health Graph API-based development easier by clicking here. And there’s more information on how app and library partners are taking advantage of the Health Graph via our Health Graph partner profiles series on the blog.

When you encounter issues, you can ask questions and join in the developer conversation by visiting the Health Graph discussion group. You can also reach our team on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

Related content that may also interest you:

  • Click here to learn how to export your own user data from the Health Graph; useful for backups as well as parsing your data to re-upload into a test account via the Health Graph API.
  • The Healthy button allows you to easily embed the ability to share health and fitness related content on your site or blog into Health Graph users’ FitnessFeeds; click here to learn more about the Healthy button

Let’s build a healthier world together!


6 Comments on “About”

  1. Quora says:

    Is there a way to upload our Technogym gym equipment workouts to the Runkeeper Health Graph?…

    You can manually upload gym workout information as discussed here: What is the best Runkeeper Health Graph-compatible iPhone App for tracking activities at the gym (treadmill, cycling, free weights)? Automatic uploading from Technogym equipment would r…

  2. SleepRate says:

    [...] ongoing partner profile series features partners doing interesting and important things with the Health Graph API (@healthgraphapi). In this installment, we speak with Uri Keren, President & CEO of HypnoCore, [...]

  3. Quora says:

    What is the best site for combining all the health stat devices and sites out there?…

    We at RunKeeper have worked with partners to build the Health Graph platform to provide just such a health & fitness data hub and portability layer for users. We now have more than 80 partners who have launched integrations, from nutrition tracking to …

  4. Trevor says:

    Which devices and apps are connected to the Health Graph, I have heard there are about 67?
    I would really like to see a list of the devices and apps that can sync the data to health graph.

    Thanks


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,329 other followers