The Google Fit SDK is an open ecosystem made up of Android device APIs & a RESTful API for all platforms to access. The APIs access wearable device sensors to sync Google Fit data with a single repository, the Google Fit Store, where they can interface data with 3rd party applications. The SDK consists of the fitness store, a sensor framework, permission and user controls, and the Google Fit APIs.
GraphQL, the Facebook-backed open source tech, is making waves across the internet right now. Some people claim it’s going to revolutionise API design and leave REST in the dust. But what is it exactly and why the fuss? James Governor over at Redmonk explains.