GSoC 2023 - Reponsiveness & Tablet needs of OpenMRS 3 (O3) - Final Presentation

Project Title: Responsiveness and Tablet needs of OpenMRS 3

Primary Mentor: @vasharma05

Backup Mentor: @kumuditha

Student: @jexsie

Project link: Responsiveness and Tablet needs of OpenMRS 3


While O3 had provided numerous responsive design concepts to adapt user experiences across varying screen sizes and devices, much of the implementation was still outstanding. The project’s core focus was on ensuring consistent integration of these responsive designs throughout the application. This involved not only implementing the responsive designs but also incorporating new features, addressing bugs, and resolving any issues disrupting the overall responsiveness of the application.


  1. Responsive Design Implementation:white_check_mark:
    The project aimed to implement the responsive designs provided by O3 consistently across the entire application. This included optimizing user experiences for different screen sizes and devices, such as large desktops, small laptops, and tablets.

  2. Feature Integration :white_check_mark:
    Beyond responsiveness, the project sought to introduce new features aligned with responsive design concepts. This meant enhancing the application’s functionality while ensuring seamless adaptability to various device scenarios.

  3. Bug Fixes :white_check_mark:
    Addressing existing responsiveness-related bugs was a significant focus. Ensuring that all components of the application behaved as expected across different screens was crucial for delivering a smooth and dependable user experience.

  4. Usability Enhancements :white_check_mark:
    The project aimed to enhance user interactions by fine-tuning the application’s responsiveness. This involved refining user interfaces to ensure that interactions remained intuitive, efficient, and consistent across devices.



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Future Works

Continuing the exploration of responsiveness and refining user experience within the application holds considerable promise, given the ongoing integration of new features. The journey of scrutiny and enhancement is set to persist, empowered by the acquired insights. Armed with the requisite knowledge, I am poised to proactively pursue these endeavors to ensure the unwavering stability of the application across diverse devices.

Thoughts on GSOC

Reflecting on my journey in Google Summer of Code (GSoC), I am filled with a sense of accomplishment and gratitude. This opportunity marked my inaugural participation in GSoC, and I am thrilled to have chosen OpenMRS as my organization. It’s an immense honor to contribute to a global entity like OpenMRS and successfully complete a project within its realm.

The learning curve during this period has been steep yet incredibly rewarding. Initially, I faced doubts about the feasibility of achieving the project’s objectives. Some bugs and errors presented challenges that seemed insurmountable at first glance. However, with the unwavering support of the OpenMRS community, I gained insights into troubleshooting and problem-solving. Their guidance and collaborative spirit enabled me to dissect complexities and rectify issues, resulting in the fulfillment of nearly all project objectives.

This journey has expanded my knowledge, honed my skills, and instilled in me the importance of community collaboration. I am immensely grateful for the mentorship, camaraderie, and wealth of experiences that GSoC and OpenMRS have provided. Looking back, I can confidently say that this chapter has not only enriched my technical abilities but also solidified my commitment to contributing meaningfully to the open-source landscape.

I deeply value the guidance provided by my primary mentor, Vineet Sharma, throughout this project. I am truly grateful for his expertise and support, which have been instrumental in my progress.
Thanks Vineet Sharma
Thanks OpenMRS
Thanks Google

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