Building a fitness app is easy with IBM Cloud

Build your own fitness app
1 environment

1 environment

The sdk-for-nodejs buildpack on IBM Cloud provides a complete runtime environment for Node.js apps.

Accelerated development

5 days

Developers were able to build the fitness app in less than one week.

2K lines of code

2K lines of code

The entire app is built on fewer than 2,000 lines of code.

Syncs with your wearable device

Stores fitness data (including steps taken and weight loss percentages) from your Fitbit or other device in IBM Cloudant. Using IBM Streaming Analytics, the app constantly calls the fitness APIs to check if a user has been out for a run or walk.

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Powerful governance tools

Easily visualize your data

To display the number of steps taken and percentage of weight lost on the app’s leaderboards, data is visualized through IBM Watson Studio, a collaborative environment that enables data scientists to discover and share insights.

Powerful governance tools

Location-based recommendations

A recommendation engine collects user activity and location data and uses a third-party API to locate nearby activities that a participant will, based on their data, enjoy. This includes places to run, hike, and cycle.

Powerful governance tools

Core architecture

These are the basic services and runtimes working behind the scenes to deliver this application. All powered by IBM Cloud.

Watson Studio

Build your own competitive fitness app

Using IBM Cloud services and fewer than 2,000 lines of code, you can quickly build your own fitness app solution.

Using IBM Cloud services and fewer than 2,000 lines of code, you can quickly build your own fitness app solution.

See what else you can do with Watson Studio

Build smarter applications and quickly visualize, share, and gain insights from your data with Watson Studio.

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