Fat Burner

Fat Burner
Summary Simple datafield to accomodate a request by Susun. This field calculates the fat calories burned depending on heart rate zone & calories. The following defaults are configured: Z1: 9kcal burned = 1 gram of fat burned Z2: 80% fat Z3: 50% fat Z4: 20% fat Z5: 0% fat In the settings you can: opt ...

Tutorial: Define Application Properties

In the previous tutorials we learned how to do unit testing. We’re going to use that project as a starting base to add application properties on top, so you can use your project you made so far or download my project from github as a starting version. Application properties: Why? Application properties allow you to ...

Calculated Field

What? The Calculated Field Connect IQ Data Field allows you to come up with your own simple calculation. Supported operations: + – * / ^ (power) Following variables are available: heartrate, cadence, power, altitude, averagecadence, averageheartrate, averagepower, averagespeed, calories, heading, locationaccuracy, speed, distance, elapsedtime, energyexpenditure, timerTime, totalascent, totaldescent, trainingeffect, maxcadence, maxheartrate, maxpower, maxspeed Download Download ...

Connect IQ Apps with Source Code 4

The Connect IQ SDK itself contains a good set of examples (you find these in the samples directory when you download the latest sdk package). Connect IQ Tutorials (Learn Best Practices) If you want to learn to create Connect IQ programs then I would advise you to have a look at the available tutorials. Examples ...

Eat! Drink! Reminder! (Data Field) 4

Eat! Drink! Reminder! (Data Field)
Summary The Eat! Drink! Reminder! Data Field is a Garmin Connect IQ application which helps you to remember to drink and eat while you are doing your endurance training (long run, long ride, etc…) Installation Install the Data Field on your watch by clicking download in the Connect IQ storeConfigure your watch to use the ...

Steps Carousel Data Field

What? Steps Carousel is a Data Field for watches that have the ability to install Connect IQ applications (all modern Garmin watches). After pressing start this field shows a carousel with changing information, it shows each value for 5 seconds: Total Steps Active Steps Steps To Go / Steps Done Too Much Goal Percentage (Steps ...

Peter’s (Race) Pacer 47

Peter's (Race) Pacer
Summary Peter’s (Race) Pacer is a Garmin Connect IQ Data Field which resolves 2 issues for me when I’m running a race: Before the race starts I want to see the current time of the day (well actually I want to see, how long till the race starts?) When I pace races it used to ...

Tutorial: Create Connect IQ unit tests

In the previous tutorials we learned how to set up our project to be able to do unit testing and how to run unit tests. To understand this article it’s rather essential that you’ve read the previous 2 articles, in case you didn’t read those articles yet I’d advise to go back and read it ...

Tutorial: Run Connect IQ unit tests

Tutorial: Run Connect IQ unit tests
In the previous tutorial we learned how to set up our project to be able to do unit testing, in case you didn’t read that article yet I’d advise to read it now as it’s rather essential when you also want to be able to set up unit tests for your own projects. So read ...

Tutorial: How to create a Connect IQ unit test project

Tutorial: How to create a Connect IQ unit test project
Unit testing is important, yet I haven’t seen a single Connect IQ sample project that explains how to implement a Connect IQ unit test. It’s my hope that this blog will inspire many Connect IQ app authors to start writing accompanying unit test projects. 🙂 Why unit tests are important For me the reasons to ...