Science Journal for iOS allows you to gather data from the world around you. It uses sensors to measure your environment, like light and sound, so you can graph your data, record your experiments, and organize your questions and ideas. It's the lab notebook you always have with you.
- Visualize and graph data from a variety of sources including your device's built-in sensor
- Connect to external sensors over BLE ↭
- Annotate observations with pictures
🏔and notes 📝
Open Science Journal is not an official Google product.
First, you'll need a Mac. We don't support building the iOS app on anything else.
Second, you'll need the latest version of Xcode installed.
Third, we use a few open source frameworks to build this app, so you'll need to install CocoaPods as your package manager in order to get what you need to build.
Here are the steps to set up your environment:
- Install Xcode.
- Install CocoaPods by running
sudo gem install cocoapodsfrom your terminal.
- Install Homebrew by following the instructions on the Homebrew website.
- Install protobuf by running
brew install firstname.lastname@example.org; brew link email@example.com -ffrom your terminal.
Building and running
Before you jump into coding, you'll need to run
pod install from the root of this project (the folder that contains has the
Then you can open
Note: there is a
ScienceJournal.xcodeproj file, but since we use CocoaPods, you shouldn't use that project file. If you do, nothing will work
Contribute to Science Journal iOS
Check out CONTRIBUTING.md for more information on how to help with Science Journal iOS.
Code of Conduct
Help us keep Science Journal open and inclusive. Please read and follow our Code of Conduct.
This project is licensed under the terms of the Apache 2.0 license. See the LICENSE file.