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  • Kampala
  • Uganda
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Integrating Payment View to our system
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Hello Frontline Credit,Our developers are trying to integrate payment view into our system. This is important for us as we would like to offer incentives to our respondents for participating.I had a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sharon Langevin Mar 7, 2012.

Changing variables .cvs export file and providing ports for SMS gateway
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Hello,I have 2 questions1) Is it possible to change the variables layout in the .cvs file that i export?For example, if the first column is the recipient number and the following columns are all…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Afropinion Dec 9, 2011.

Setting up Database and ODBC on Mac (Lion)
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Hi.I finally managed to get the modem to connect with Frontline SMS.Now, i'm having problems with setting up the database side of it on Mac.I'm going to be using Frontline for conducting surveys.The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by kiwanja Dec 2, 2011.

GSM modem compatibility issues
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Hi,I'm based in Kampala using GMS modem "Huawei E1752" (Orange Internet Everywhere package). On MAC version 10.7. Frontline says it recognizes the device but the device is not compatible. Yet i've…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Anderson Oct 28, 2011.

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Sharon Langevin replied to Afropinion's discussion Integrating Payment View to our system
"Hi Eve, Thanks for your interest in FrontlineSMS:Credit. The beta version is currently available for use in Kenya. I will email you with further details and we can discuss how you can use the software in Uganda. Best, Sharon"
Mar 7, 2012
Alex Anderson replied to Afropinion's discussion Integrating Payment View to our system
"Hi Eve, I'm in contact by email with Simon about this.  In general the best place for technical questions is the develop mailing list at https://groups.google.com/group/frontlinesms-developers Thanks, Alex"
Mar 5, 2012
Afropinion posted a discussion

Integrating Payment View to our system

Hello Frontline Credit,Our developers are trying to integrate payment view into our system. This is important for us as we would like to offer incentives to our respondents for participating.I had a look at the website (Frontline credit) and it seems this is possible to do. Integrating into our own system. However, what our developers got a hold of is incomplete. Could you please avail the necessary full documentation/links/info? This would be of great help.Much appreciated.EveSee More
Mar 5, 2012
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Jan 4, 2012
Afropinion commented on Florence Scialom's group Meet-Ups & Regional Networks
"Hi Tom, I'm in Kampala and interested in the meet up for Frontline SMS. Let me know if it goes ahead. Thanks! Eve"
Jan 3, 2012
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Meet-Ups & Regional Networks

We would like to encourage FrontlineSMS users and potential users to meet up with each other and share ideas and experiences on FrontlineSMS use. Please choose to 'add a discussion' to this group in order to suggest meet-ups or connect with people in your country/ region. Please use the name of the country you're based in within the title of discussion. Thanks! \o/ See More
Jan 3, 2012
Afropinion replied to Afropinion's discussion Changing variables .cvs export file and providing ports for SMS gateway
"Hi Alex, I've sent you the documentation to your email. Please let me know best way forward. Thanks! Eve"
Dec 9, 2011
Alex Anderson replied to Afropinion's discussion Changing variables .cvs export file and providing ports for SMS gateway
"Hi Eve, Re: 2: are you referring to a TCP port on your local machine for HTTP callbacks from the shortcode company?  If so, it may need a bit more work to integrate with FrontlineSMS than just opening a port.  Do you have any documentation…"
Dec 6, 2011
Florence Scialom replied to Afropinion's discussion Changing variables .cvs export file and providing ports for SMS gateway
"Hi Eve, Thanks for your post. I am pretty sure that the answer to your first question is no, I'm afraid. You can choose which fields to include / exclude using the tick box options given when you choose to export data, but I do not think…"
Dec 5, 2011
Afropinion posted a discussion

Changing variables .cvs export file and providing ports for SMS gateway

Hello,I have 2 questions1) Is it possible to change the variables layout in the .cvs file that i export?For example, if the first column is the recipient number and the following columns are all activity connected to that recipient? (i know i can manually change this in excel file but i wanted to know if it can be changed on the backend as it will make my life a whole lot easier) 2) I will be using a shortcode. The shortcode company needs to have access to a port in the backend where they can…See More
Dec 5, 2011
kiwanja replied to Afropinion's discussion Setting up Database and ODBC on Mac (Lion)
"Great! Best of luck, and let us know how you get on!  \o/"
Dec 2, 2011
Afropinion replied to Afropinion's discussion Setting up Database and ODBC on Mac (Lion)
"Thanks Ken. I managed to set-up a basic survey. Best, Eve."
Dec 2, 2011
kiwanja replied to Afropinion's discussion Setting up Database and ODBC on Mac (Lion)
"The best way to do this would be to create sets of keywords, which users put at the beginning of their survey responses. The keyword is used by FrontlineSMS to auto-reply with the next question.   For example, you send out the first question…"
Dec 1, 2011
Afropinion replied to Afropinion's discussion Setting up Database and ODBC on Mac (Lion)
"OK, i would like to send SMS survey (questions) direct to respondents. Instead of creating forms to upload on phones that interviewers take to the field to conduct surveys. I want to write the survey questions in Frontline SMS and then send them…"
Dec 1, 2011
Alex Anderson replied to Afropinion's discussion Setting up Database and ODBC on Mac (Lion)
"Hi Eve,   What are you having problems with exactly?  If FrontlineSMS has got as far as detecting and connecting to a modem then the database is also set up and working.   Alex"
Dec 1, 2011
Afropinion posted a discussion

Setting up Database and ODBC on Mac (Lion)

Hi.I finally managed to get the modem to connect with Frontline SMS.Now, i'm having problems with setting up the database side of it on Mac.I'm going to be using Frontline for conducting surveys.The instructions provided are for PC.Are you able to help me?Thanks!Eve See More
Nov 30, 2011

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Why are you interested in FrontlineSMS? How did you hear about it? (To help us filter out spammers, we need as MUCH detail as possible, else we may not be able to approve your request. If you'd rather not share this information openly please email info@frontlinesms.com before joining)
Afropinions is a market research company providing self funded political and socioeconomic opinion polling data. We are currently in the process of setting up the technology however, internally amongst employees and a selected few we are conducting some testing around mobile surveys.
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I'm Eve, managing director at Afropinions with over 10 years background in market research and marketing communications.
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http://afropinions.com

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