Android Apps Issues

Hi Dhis-Devs

We are looking at evaluating three Android Apps (Data capture, Event Capture and Dashboards) in couple of months (around March end/Early April) for MSF (OCA).

We have been playing around with the apps and there are quite a few issues and enhancements that we might be interested in

.

It would be good if we could get some clarity on the roadmap and if at all they are on the priority to be fixed/implemented (We are happy to fix ourselves as well, but its good to know the agenda of the dev team).

Here is a list of some issues/questions and enhancements that might make sense.

[Q] : Question

[I] : Issue

[E] : Enhancement

Data Capture App:

**1. [I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12

  1. [I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.

  2. [I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

  1. [E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).

  2. [E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)

Event Capture App

**1. [Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?

  1. [Q] Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?

  2. **[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?

  3. [I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.

  4. **[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)

  5. [I] While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.

Dashboard App

**1.[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)

Regards

Vanya

···

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ThoughtWorks Technologies

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–Stay Hungry Stay Foolish!!

Hello Vanya,

It is really good to know that you are planning to start using android applications. I have answered some questions below:

**[I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12
This issue will be fixed in upcoming release. I have created a milestone (April 1 - release of DHIS2 2.23) and assigned bug to it.

[I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
This is more a design issue, now we picked up another approach, which eliminates this problem.

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:
Could you please explain the problem in more details?

[E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/15

[E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/16

**Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?
At the moment this number (4) is hardcoded into app. But we are working on more flexible solution which will allow to choose amount of columns to be show to user.

**[Q] **Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
No, there is no time limit for being in offline mode.

**[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
Initially event capture downloads 200 events from the server and then also shows all events which were created locally on device. The problem is that if you will have too many events, application will become slower.

[I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
But it is the only way at the moment we can get feedback from the users with sync errors. In new version, we are planning to change it to something more user friendly.

**[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
**[I] **While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-eventcapture/issues/64

**[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-dashboard/issues/15

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.

Best regards,

Araz

···

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Dhis-Devs

We are looking at evaluating three Android Apps (Data capture, Event Capture and Dashboards) in couple of months (around March end/Early April) for MSF (OCA).

We have been playing around with the apps and there are quite a few issues and enhancements that we might be interested in

.

It would be good if we could get some clarity on the roadmap and if at all they are on the priority to be fixed/implemented (We are happy to fix ourselves as well, but its good to know the agenda of the dev team).

Here is a list of some issues/questions and enhancements that might make sense.

[Q] : Question

[I] : Issue

[E] : Enhancement

Data Capture App:

**1. [I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12

  1. [I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
  1. [I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

  1. [E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
  1. [E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)

Event Capture App

**1. [Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?

  1. [Q] Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
  1. **[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
  1. [I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
  1. **[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
  1. [I] While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.

Dashboard App

**1.[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)

Regards

Vanya


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Hi Araz

Thanks for the response. Really appreciate it.

Its good to know that the fixes will be out with the next DHIS release.

But I am looking more from the aspect of collaboration wherein we can share the load of fixing these issues. Can you let me know what is the best way to take this forward? We are happy to jump on a call if required.

But given our Pilot (Evaluation ) timelines we would be keen to close them in the next 2 weeks.

FYI…As suggested by you we are right now working off the legacy branch. (Sultan Ahamer from our team mailed regarding the failing build earlier)

Details about the issue:

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(In the web app for a weekly dataset if you look at the date range, the next week starts from the next day, where the previous week ends.)

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(But in the Android app, the next week period label starts from the same day where the previous week ends. For a field user this might be confusing in terms of where to enter the data for the day which appears in both the weeks.) See the screenshot below. The overlap has been highlighted in red.

Regards

Vanya

···

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Araz Abishov araz.abishov.gsoc@gmail.com wrote:

Hello Vanya,

It is really good to know that you are planning to start using android applications. I have answered some questions below:

**[I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12
This issue will be fixed in upcoming release. I have created a milestone (April 1 - release of DHIS2 2.23) and assigned bug to it.

[I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
This is more a design issue, now we picked up another approach, which eliminates this problem.

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:
Could you please explain the problem in more details?

[E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/15

[E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/16

**Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?
At the moment this number (4) is hardcoded into app. But we are working on more flexible solution which will allow to choose amount of columns to be show to user.

**[Q] **Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
No, there is no time limit for being in offline mode.

**[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
Initially event capture downloads 200 events from the server and then also shows all events which were created locally on device. The problem is that if you will have too many events, application will become slower.

[I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
But it is the only way at the moment we can get feedback from the users with sync errors. In new version, we are planning to change it to something more user friendly.

**[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
**[I] **While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-eventcapture/issues/64

**[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-dashboard/issues/15

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.

Best regards,

Araz

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Dhis-Devs

We are looking at evaluating three Android Apps (Data capture, Event Capture and Dashboards) in couple of months (around March end/Early April) for MSF (OCA).

We have been playing around with the apps and there are quite a few issues and enhancements that we might be interested in

.

It would be good if we could get some clarity on the roadmap and if at all they are on the priority to be fixed/implemented (We are happy to fix ourselves as well, but its good to know the agenda of the dev team).

Here is a list of some issues/questions and enhancements that might make sense.

[Q] : Question

[I] : Issue

[E] : Enhancement

Data Capture App:

**1. [I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12

  1. [I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
  1. [I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

  1. [E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
  1. [E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)

Event Capture App

**1. [Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?

  1. [Q] Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
  1. **[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
  1. [I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
  1. **[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
  1. [I] While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.

Dashboard App

**1.[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)

Regards

Vanya


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Hyderabad

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Hi Vanya,

glad to see you are interested in the apps and the SDK. Arranging a call would be great. Would you perhaps be available already this week?

Regards,

Simen

···

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 12:35 PM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Araz

Thanks for the response. Really appreciate it.

Its good to know that the fixes will be out with the next DHIS release.

But I am looking more from the aspect of collaboration wherein we can share the load of fixing these issues. Can you let me know what is the best way to take this forward? We are happy to jump on a call if required.

But given our Pilot (Evaluation ) timelines we would be keen to close them in the next 2 weeks.

FYI…As suggested by you we are right now working off the legacy branch. (Sultan Ahamer from our team mailed regarding the failing build earlier)

Details about the issue:

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(In the web app for a weekly dataset if you look at the date range, the next week starts from the next day, where the previous week ends.)

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(But in the Android app, the next week period label starts from the same day where the previous week ends. For a field user this might be confusing in terms of where to enter the data for the day which appears in both the weeks.) See the screenshot below. The overlap has been highlighted in red.

Regards

Vanya


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On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Araz Abishov araz.abishov.gsoc@gmail.com wrote:

Hello Vanya,

It is really good to know that you are planning to start using android applications. I have answered some questions below:

**[I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12
This issue will be fixed in upcoming release. I have created a milestone (April 1 - release of DHIS2 2.23) and assigned bug to it.

[I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
This is more a design issue, now we picked up another approach, which eliminates this problem.

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:
Could you please explain the problem in more details?

[E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/15

[E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/16

**Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?
At the moment this number (4) is hardcoded into app. But we are working on more flexible solution which will allow to choose amount of columns to be show to user.

**[Q] **Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
No, there is no time limit for being in offline mode.

**[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
Initially event capture downloads 200 events from the server and then also shows all events which were created locally on device. The problem is that if you will have too many events, application will become slower.

[I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
But it is the only way at the moment we can get feedback from the users with sync errors. In new version, we are planning to change it to something more user friendly.

**[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
**[I] **While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-eventcapture/issues/64

**[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-dashboard/issues/15

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.

Best regards,

Araz


With Regards
ThoughtWorks Technologies

Hyderabad

–Stay Hungry Stay Foolish!!

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Dhis-Devs

We are looking at evaluating three Android Apps (Data capture, Event Capture and Dashboards) in couple of months (around March end/Early April) for MSF (OCA).

We have been playing around with the apps and there are quite a few issues and enhancements that we might be interested in

.

It would be good if we could get some clarity on the roadmap and if at all they are on the priority to be fixed/implemented (We are happy to fix ourselves as well, but its good to know the agenda of the dev team).

Here is a list of some issues/questions and enhancements that might make sense.

[Q] : Question

[I] : Issue

[E] : Enhancement

Data Capture App:

**1. [I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12

  1. [I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
  1. [I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

  1. [E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
  1. [E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)

Event Capture App

**1. [Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?

  1. [Q] Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
  1. **[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
  1. [I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
  1. **[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
  1. [I] While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.

Dashboard App

**1.[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)

Regards

Vanya


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ThoughtWorks Technologies

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Hi Araz and Simen

Thanks for the response. Can we have a call tomorrow (Thursday)?

Theo (Product Owner) from client side would like to join the call. He’s based out of Berlin. So, 11.30 am GMT + 1 is ok for a call?? Am not sure where you guys are currently placed.

If this time is not convenient please let me know a time that suits you.

Regards

Vanya

···

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 8:50 PM, Simen Skogly Russnes simen.s.russnes@gmail.com wrote:

Hi Vanya,

glad to see you are interested in the apps and the SDK. Arranging a call would be great. Would you perhaps be available already this week?

Regards,

Simen

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 12:35 PM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Araz

Thanks for the response. Really appreciate it.

Its good to know that the fixes will be out with the next DHIS release.

But I am looking more from the aspect of collaboration wherein we can share the load of fixing these issues. Can you let me know what is the best way to take this forward? We are happy to jump on a call if required.

But given our Pilot (Evaluation ) timelines we would be keen to close them in the next 2 weeks.

FYI…As suggested by you we are right now working off the legacy branch. (Sultan Ahamer from our team mailed regarding the failing build earlier)

Details about the issue:

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(In the web app for a weekly dataset if you look at the date range, the next week starts from the next day, where the previous week ends.)

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(But in the Android app, the next week period label starts from the same day where the previous week ends. For a field user this might be confusing in terms of where to enter the data for the day which appears in both the weeks.) See the screenshot below. The overlap has been highlighted in red.

Regards

Vanya


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On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Araz Abishov araz.abishov.gsoc@gmail.com wrote:

Hello Vanya,

It is really good to know that you are planning to start using android applications. I have answered some questions below:

**[I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12
This issue will be fixed in upcoming release. I have created a milestone (April 1 - release of DHIS2 2.23) and assigned bug to it.

[I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
This is more a design issue, now we picked up another approach, which eliminates this problem.

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:
Could you please explain the problem in more details?

[E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/15

[E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/16

**Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?
At the moment this number (4) is hardcoded into app. But we are working on more flexible solution which will allow to choose amount of columns to be show to user.

**[Q] **Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
No, there is no time limit for being in offline mode.

**[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
Initially event capture downloads 200 events from the server and then also shows all events which were created locally on device. The problem is that if you will have too many events, application will become slower.

[I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
But it is the only way at the moment we can get feedback from the users with sync errors. In new version, we are planning to change it to something more user friendly.

**[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
**[I] **While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-eventcapture/issues/64

**[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-dashboard/issues/15

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.

Best regards,

Araz


With Regards
ThoughtWorks Technologies

Hyderabad

–Stay Hungry Stay Foolish!!

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Dhis-Devs

We are looking at evaluating three Android Apps (Data capture, Event Capture and Dashboards) in couple of months (around March end/Early April) for MSF (OCA).

We have been playing around with the apps and there are quite a few issues and enhancements that we might be interested in

.

It would be good if we could get some clarity on the roadmap and if at all they are on the priority to be fixed/implemented (We are happy to fix ourselves as well, but its good to know the agenda of the dev team).

Here is a list of some issues/questions and enhancements that might make sense.

[Q] : Question

[I] : Issue

[E] : Enhancement

Data Capture App:

**1. [I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12

  1. [I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
  1. [I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

  1. [E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
  1. [E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)

Event Capture App

**1. [Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?

  1. [Q] Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
  1. **[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
  1. [I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
  1. **[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
  1. [I] While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.

Dashboard App

**1.[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)

Regards

Vanya


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Hi,

we are based in Oslo. Tomorrow at 11.30 am GMT+1 is fine.

The topics for the call from our side would mainly be figuring out how collaboration efforts could be implemented. Do you have an agenda that we can prepare a little for?

Simen

···

On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 1:35 PM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Araz and Simen

Thanks for the response. Can we have a call tomorrow (Thursday)?

Theo (Product Owner) from client side would like to join the call. He’s based out of Berlin. So, 11.30 am GMT + 1 is ok for a call?? Am not sure where you guys are currently placed.

If this time is not convenient please let me know a time that suits you.

Regards

Vanya

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 8:50 PM, Simen Skogly Russnes simen.s.russnes@gmail.com wrote:

Hi Vanya,

glad to see you are interested in the apps and the SDK. Arranging a call would be great. Would you perhaps be available already this week?

Regards,

Simen


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On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 12:35 PM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Araz

Thanks for the response. Really appreciate it.

Its good to know that the fixes will be out with the next DHIS release.

But I am looking more from the aspect of collaboration wherein we can share the load of fixing these issues. Can you let me know what is the best way to take this forward? We are happy to jump on a call if required.

But given our Pilot (Evaluation ) timelines we would be keen to close them in the next 2 weeks.

FYI…As suggested by you we are right now working off the legacy branch. (Sultan Ahamer from our team mailed regarding the failing build earlier)

Details about the issue:

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(In the web app for a weekly dataset if you look at the date range, the next week starts from the next day, where the previous week ends.)

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(But in the Android app, the next week period label starts from the same day where the previous week ends. For a field user this might be confusing in terms of where to enter the data for the day which appears in both the weeks.) See the screenshot below. The overlap has been highlighted in red.

Regards

Vanya


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On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Araz Abishov araz.abishov.gsoc@gmail.com wrote:

Hello Vanya,

It is really good to know that you are planning to start using android applications. I have answered some questions below:

**[I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12
This issue will be fixed in upcoming release. I have created a milestone (April 1 - release of DHIS2 2.23) and assigned bug to it.

[I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
This is more a design issue, now we picked up another approach, which eliminates this problem.

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:
Could you please explain the problem in more details?

[E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/15

[E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/16

**Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?
At the moment this number (4) is hardcoded into app. But we are working on more flexible solution which will allow to choose amount of columns to be show to user.

**[Q] **Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
No, there is no time limit for being in offline mode.

**[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
Initially event capture downloads 200 events from the server and then also shows all events which were created locally on device. The problem is that if you will have too many events, application will become slower.

[I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
But it is the only way at the moment we can get feedback from the users with sync errors. In new version, we are planning to change it to something more user friendly.

**[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
**[I] **While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-eventcapture/issues/64

**[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-dashboard/issues/15

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.

Best regards,

Araz


With Regards
ThoughtWorks Technologies

Hyderabad

–Stay Hungry Stay Foolish!!

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Dhis-Devs

We are looking at evaluating three Android Apps (Data capture, Event Capture and Dashboards) in couple of months (around March end/Early April) for MSF (OCA).

We have been playing around with the apps and there are quite a few issues and enhancements that we might be interested in

.

It would be good if we could get some clarity on the roadmap and if at all they are on the priority to be fixed/implemented (We are happy to fix ourselves as well, but its good to know the agenda of the dev team).

Here is a list of some issues/questions and enhancements that might make sense.

[Q] : Question

[I] : Issue

[E] : Enhancement

Data Capture App:

**1. [I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12

  1. [I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
  1. [I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

  1. [E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
  1. [E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)

Event Capture App

**1. [Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?

  1. [Q] Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
  1. **[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
  1. [I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
  1. **[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
  1. [I] While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.

Dashboard App

**1.[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)

Regards

Vanya


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Hi Simen

I have sent out the Fuze meeting invite. The Agenda is included in there.

Regards

Vanya

···

On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 6:23 PM, Simen Skogly Russnes simen.s.russnes@gmail.com wrote:

Hi,

we are based in Oslo. Tomorrow at 11.30 am GMT+1 is fine.

The topics for the call from our side would mainly be figuring out how collaboration efforts could be implemented. Do you have an agenda that we can prepare a little for?

Simen

On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 1:35 PM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Araz and Simen

Thanks for the response. Can we have a call tomorrow (Thursday)?

Theo (Product Owner) from client side would like to join the call. He’s based out of Berlin. So, 11.30 am GMT + 1 is ok for a call?? Am not sure where you guys are currently placed.

If this time is not convenient please let me know a time that suits you.

Regards

Vanya

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 8:50 PM, Simen Skogly Russnes simen.s.russnes@gmail.com wrote:

Hi Vanya,

glad to see you are interested in the apps and the SDK. Arranging a call would be great. Would you perhaps be available already this week?

Regards,

Simen


With Regards
ThoughtWorks Technologies

Hyderabad

–Stay Hungry Stay Foolish!!

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 12:35 PM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Araz

Thanks for the response. Really appreciate it.

Its good to know that the fixes will be out with the next DHIS release.

But I am looking more from the aspect of collaboration wherein we can share the load of fixing these issues. Can you let me know what is the best way to take this forward? We are happy to jump on a call if required.

But given our Pilot (Evaluation ) timelines we would be keen to close them in the next 2 weeks.

FYI…As suggested by you we are right now working off the legacy branch. (Sultan Ahamer from our team mailed regarding the failing build earlier)

Details about the issue:

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(In the web app for a weekly dataset if you look at the date range, the next week starts from the next day, where the previous week ends.)

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

(But in the Android app, the next week period label starts from the same day where the previous week ends. For a field user this might be confusing in terms of where to enter the data for the day which appears in both the weeks.) See the screenshot below. The overlap has been highlighted in red.

Regards

Vanya


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On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Araz Abishov araz.abishov.gsoc@gmail.com wrote:

Hello Vanya,

It is really good to know that you are planning to start using android applications. I have answered some questions below:

**[I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12
This issue will be fixed in upcoming release. I have created a milestone (April 1 - release of DHIS2 2.23) and assigned bug to it.

[I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
This is more a design issue, now we picked up another approach, which eliminates this problem.

I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:
Could you please explain the problem in more details?

[E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/15

[E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)
Create new issue on GitHub: https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/16

**Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?
At the moment this number (4) is hardcoded into app. But we are working on more flexible solution which will allow to choose amount of columns to be show to user.

**[Q] **Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
No, there is no time limit for being in offline mode.

**[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
Initially event capture downloads 200 events from the server and then also shows all events which were created locally on device. The problem is that if you will have too many events, application will become slower.

[I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
But it is the only way at the moment we can get feedback from the users with sync errors. In new version, we are planning to change it to something more user friendly.

**[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
**[I] **While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-eventcapture/issues/64

**[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)
https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-dashboard/issues/15

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.

Best regards,

Araz


With Regards
ThoughtWorks Technologies

Hyderabad

–Stay Hungry Stay Foolish!!

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Vanya Seth vanyas@thoughtworks.com wrote:

Hi Dhis-Devs

We are looking at evaluating three Android Apps (Data capture, Event Capture and Dashboards) in couple of months (around March end/Early April) for MSF (OCA).

We have been playing around with the apps and there are quite a few issues and enhancements that we might be interested in

.

It would be good if we could get some clarity on the roadmap and if at all they are on the priority to be fixed/implemented (We are happy to fix ourselves as well, but its good to know the agenda of the dev team).

Here is a list of some issues/questions and enhancements that might make sense.

[Q] : Question

[I] : Issue

[E] : Enhancement

Data Capture App:

**1. [I] **We opened an issue in GitHub as well. But unfortunately no one has responded yet. https://github.com/dhis2/dhis2-android-datacapture/issues/12

  1. [I] A dropdown field allows text entry (manually from the keyboard). Rather this field should not allow any data entry.
  1. [I] Period labels are overlapping (see this example:

In the DHIS Web App:

2015-5-15 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

In the Android App:

2015-5-14 to 2015-5-21

2015-5-7 to 2015-5-14

  1. [E] If data is not synced (sync failed), if it’s easy to suggest an action to the user (something like “Please try again later or restart app”).
  1. [E] A logout confirmation message (“Are you sure you want to log out”) is missing(although its present in the Event Capture app)

Event Capture App

**1. [Q] **Is there a limit on the number of columns that can be accommodated in the mobile app?

  1. [Q] Is there any upper limit on the time for which the device can be offline?
  1. **[Q]**Is there any upper limit on the number of events that can show up in the grid (for view purposes)?
  1. [I] If an event fails to sync, on clicking on the sync icon, the full stack trace(exception) shows up. It’s not a user friendly message.
  1. **[I]**The spinner doesn’t stop even if the device is offline. (Swiping initiates a sync, but in offline conditions, it should raise a message)
  1. [I] While offline, when we attempt login the message that comes up is not user friendly.And same holds true for the message which comes when the app times out while trying to log in.

Dashboard App

**1.[I] **There are no sync related notifications/messages (When we click on the sync icon in offline as well as online mode)

Regards

Vanya


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