How can one start using ODK for cration of forms and for data collection

Wish to learn how to develop ODK forms for data collection

Hello @Nnagbo and welcome to the ODK forum!

Welcome to the ODK community! We're thrilled that you've decided to learn how to develop ODK forms for data collection. Our diverse community is always ready to help you grow

To start off, it would be wonderful if you could introduce yourself in this forum thread so we can know a little bit about you, your background, and what you're hoping to achieve with ODK. You can introduce yourself by following this link: Introduce yourself here!

The primary guide to everything ODK can be found in the main ODK documentation at This documentation will provide you with a comprehensive overview of ODK and step-by-step guides on how to get started with developing forms for data collection.

Additionally, there are some extra resources that could be very useful in your learning journey. The first one is a forum thread about great resources from the Stats4SD team: Great resources from stats4sd team.

There is a YouTube channel @HumanitarianDataSolutions has many video tutorials that cover various aspects of ODK. Watching these videos can provide you with a more visual and interactive understanding of how to develop ODK forms. You can access these videos at

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