Tag: iOS

Askiaface: moving forward

Askiaface for iOS & Android moving forward

In order for us to continue maintaining and improving our face-to-face iOS and Android apps, we continually need to update the components upon which these are built; namely the base SDKs provided by Apple and Google. Of course, this implies that we sometimes also need to drop support for older versions of these development tools. Either because maintaining them is time-consuming or because of breaking changes introduced in subsequent platform updates. We have therefore decided to drop support for such obsolete mobile OS versions. Here’s the breakdown: iOS…

Pragmatic machine learning – from Analyse to iOS

Machine learning is coming

I joined Askia in January as a techie and some might say that writing a data science post when surrounded by a bunch of confirmed data science nerds is stupid. I would say it’s suicidal. So to make everyone comfortable I’d like to add that this is not a data science article but a pragmatic approach of how anyone could use data from our analyse software to create some pretty cool predictive models. I am going to walk through a very basic example of how we used data…

Askiaface for iOS updates & announcements

Askiaface for iOS updates & announcements

The latest update for Askiaface for iOS has been released over the weekend on the App Store. We also have some important announcements! Updates Refresh resources: this new per survey action will trigger the full download of all survey assets (images, audio, video, …) and will store them on your iOS device. This will overwrite any previously downloaded assets. Refresh survey definition: this new per survey action will trigger the download of the survey’s structure and will also overwrite any previous version of the survey that was stored…

askiaface for iOS 3.3.12

askiaface for iOS 3.3.12

We’ve just released the latest version of our iOS face-to-face app, askiaface. Yes, this update has taken some time… but it looks like the wait was worth it! Updated to iOS 12 base SDK We’ve updated the app’s use of Apple’s base SDK to the latest version of iOS, 12. This allows us not only to improve compatibility with devices running the latest version of the operating system but also to benefit from its latest improvements and fixes. Askiaface for iOS can now run on devices (iPhones or…

New in Askiaface for iOS

New in askiaface for iOS

We’re pleased to announce that we have released a major update to askiaface for iOS on the App Store; version 3.3.0 is jam-packed with exciting new features and many dead bugs: Askiafield 5.4 quota management With askiafield 5.4, we have implemented four new Quota keywords which will dramatically simplify the setting of your surveys when you want balanced or least filled quota. AvailableQuota: returns the indexes of the responses of the TargetQuestion still available (to do > 0) and sorted from the max to do to the min to…

Askiaface for iOS 3.2.0

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Today, we released askiaface for iOS 3.2.0 on the App Store. This update includes the following new features: Kiosque mode for iPad Schedule daily survey data sync Kiosque mode This new feature allows you to setup an askiaface for iOS (for iPad only) questionnaire as a Kiosque survey. A Kiosque survey enables you to provide a self-interviewing environment with the following: Loop interviews: as soon as the current interview is completed, a new one is automatically generated and displayed on the tablet. Secured kiosque mode: users can only exit Kiosque mode…

Askiaface for iOS 3.1.1 released!

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We are pleased to announce that we have just released an update to askiaface for iOS: version 3.1.1. This update includes the following improvements and fixes: Updated Base SDK to iOS 9.3 Added Remove survey feature Integrated UI for remove survey feature Added specific warning when deleting a survey with / without interviews Fix when resuming interview on a preliminary selection loops Fix on response blocks that contain MS Word’s `…` special character Delete survey The main feature, Delete survey, allows you to remove an available survey from…

Askiaface for iOS updated to version 3.0.12

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An update to askiaface for iOS is now available on the App Store. This minor update provides the following changes: Fixes an issue with certain ADCs displaying incorrect characters when non-latin languages were used Fixes an issue with resources not displayed in certain conditions (seems like we’ve finally got that one, sorry about it!) Full for support version 5.3.5 scripts and keywords We’ve also added some goodies in preparation for the next update; among which: resource uploads to Amazon Web Services and support for Askiaface Description, so stay tuned for…

Ways in which DemoSCOPE is harnessing the power of Askia software

We’re always eager to share news about ways in which our software is being used around the globe and here is an example from a Swiss customer, DemoSCOPE. By way of a brief introduction, DemoSCOPE, a user of Askia software since 2010, is Switzerland’s largest owner-managed market research company. Established as a one-man business in 1961, DemoSCOPE today employs around 60 permanent staff as well as several hundred freelancers. To continue with the theme of the article, DemoSCOPE has recently completed a project for the Swiss Federal Statistical…