This tutorial will introduce how to begin to build a CommCare application through the CommCareHQ application builder.
We are going to start with a simple application in which there is one form: a form to screen a pregnant woman.
Have you reviewed CommCare Fundamentals?
Before starting this tutorial, please make sure you have reviewed CommCare Fundamentals, the first tutorial about CommCare. It contains important basic information about CommCare that will help you in completing this tutorial.
Learning Objectives for the CommCare Beginner Tutorial
In this tutorial you will learn the following:
Creating a new CommCare project space
Use of the CommCare Form Builder
Building and testing CommCare applications
The specific skills you will learn are:
Setting up a new project space
Changing form, module, and application names
Creating a new form
Adding, deleting, and changing the order of questions in a form
Adding Question IDs and Display Text to a question
Adding a display condition using the Expression Builder
Adding a validation condition using the Expression Builder
Email access (if it’s your first time working on CommCareHQ)
Any Questions before we start?
Help! My English is not good or I want to send this to someone who doesn't read English!
Don't worry! We have beginner resources in French (WARNING:not all materials are up-to-date), Spanish, and Indonesian. Recommended:You can now choose the language of the help site using the Google widget on the top left hand side of this page. This will help in reading the Help Site materials but may be difficult when building the application.
I already know how to do this!
Great, no need to waste time here! Go ahead to another tutorial.
What do I do?
Throughout this tutorial, instructions on what to do are indicated in bold italics. Other text is for your information or clarification. Click on "Setting up a new CommCare Workspace" below to get started.
Get Started with the different sections of this tutorial: