What is ODK-From?

ODK-Form is the form for ODK platform data collection tools. It is also known as the Xfrom. These forms are the collection of Data Input Widgets for collection of data with the open-source Open Data Kit (ODK) Collect or its clone platforms.

 

What is ODK?

Open Data Kit (ODK) is an open-source suite of tools, that help organizations author, field, and manage mobile data collection solutions. ODK goal is to make open-source and standards-based tools which are easy to try, easy to use, easy to modify and easy to scale. To this end, we are proud members of the  OpenRosa Consortium and active participants in the JavaRosa project…….(Read in details)

What is an XLSForm?

XLSForm is a form standard created to help simplify the authoring of forms in Excel. Authoring is done in a human readable format using a familiar tool that almost everyone knows – Excel. XLSForms provide a practical standard for sharing and collaborating on authoring forms. They are simple to get started with but allow for the authoring of complex forms by someone familiar with the syntax described below.

The XLSForm is then converted to an XForm, a popular open form standard, that allows you to author a form with complex functionality like skip logic in a consistent way across a number of web and mobile data collection platforms. XLSForms are compatible with the subset of XForm functionality supported by Javarosa Project. XLSForms are supported by a number of popular data collection platforms…..(Read in details)

 

 

Why ODKform / XLSform?

To use any of the previously mentioned open-source technologies one must create / convert their questioner in the Xform standard. This may often be detrimental towards integrating great data collection methods like the ODK or any of the similar platforms.

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