110: Caveat Apptor


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  • Swift 3.0
    • To be available later this year
       * [Winding Down the Swift 3 release - Chris Lattner](http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.swift.evolution/17276) * New “blue sky” proposals will be considered for post-3.0 development (~August) * Generics features (among other dependencies) are preventing the previously-planned ABI stability * ABI stability will come in a later release and is considered of “highest priority” 
  • CareKit
    • Why use it?
      • enable people to actively manage their own medical conditions through app-based care plans, and symptom and medication monitoring, while sharing insights with care teams and others you trust
      • Examples:
        • Surgery recovery app
        • Depression treatment app
        • High blood pressure treatment app
    • What is it?
      • open source framework
      • can integrate with ResearchKit
      • able to access HealthKit data, when granted permission
    • ((Opinion)) Why the focus from Apple on Health Apps? Is this a legacy from Steve Jobs?
    • Components of CareKit
  • Care Card
  • Symptom and Measurement Tracker
  • Care Plan Store
  • Insights
  • Documents
  • Connect
  • Privacy concerns
    • Downloader beware. Make sure you understand the privacy policy for the app.
    • Make sure the app is from a reputable source




  • Start CareKit app for tracking the effectiveness of depression medication

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