Discussion at ELM conference

The University of Pennsylvania will be hosting the Experiments in Linguistic Meaning conference, September 16-18, 2020. As part of social events surrounding the conference, I will be giving an introduction and demonstration of PCIbex this Thursday (09/17) at 11:30am-12pm EST on the conference’s CampusWire group. I will also answer general questions about PCIbex’s capabilities. You […]

PennController 1.8

PennController 1.8 is now available! Newly created experiments on the PCIbex Farm come with it, and you can sync your existing projects with the master branch of https://github.com/PennController/Sync to update your version of PennController. Major changes from 1.7: The VoiceRecorder element was replaced with the MediaRecorder element, to allow for video sample collection. Use newMediaRecorder(“name”, […]

Maintenance: servers to go down Monday 05/25/2020 6-7pm EST

Update: services back up & running at 7:20pm EST The servers will go down temporarily on Monday, May 24 between 6pm and 7pm EST for maintenance. As a consequence, the PCIbex Farm (and possibly this website) will not be accessible: you will not be able to design experiments or collect data during that time window. […]

Farm’s performance: slowdowns, workarounds, future plans

The PCIbex Farm has experienced sporadic slowdowns these past few days, most notably impacting the Save functionality of the integrated script editor. If you are still experiencing editing issues, you have a couple of options: Edit your scripts externally with a text editor (I use Visual Studio Code, but any text editor will do as […]

Webinar: Introduction to PCIbex for Online Experiments

Webinar: Introduction to PCIbex for Online Experiments Hosted by Jeremy Zehr & Florian Schwarz [ Recording of Webinar here ] Time & Date: Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, 1-2:30pm EDT (UTC-4) (hosts will be available for additional optional Q&A time until 3) Zoom link (just click to join): https://sasupenn.zoom.us/j/302473588 (Note: A recording of the webinar will […]

PennController 1.7

PennController 1.7 is now available! Newly created experiments on the PCIbex Farm come with it, and you can sync your existing projects with the master branch of https://github.com/PennController/Sync to update your version of PennController. Major changes from 1.6: All the .settings prefixes are now optional (e.g. you can now use newSelector().log in place of newSelector().settings.log) […]

PennController 1.6

PennController 1.6 is now available! Newly created experiments on the PCIbex Farm come with it, and you can sync your existing projects with the master branch of https://github.com/PennController/Sync to update your version of PennController. Changes from 1.5: key.wait logs properly again timer.stop now validates timer.wait Better recognition of anonymous Canvases Better cross-browser support of audio/video.settings.disable […]

PennController 1.5

PennController 1.5 is now available! Newly created experiments on the PCIbex Farm come with it, and you can sync your existing projects with the master branch of https://github.com/PennController/Sync to update your version of PennController. New features: It is now possible to load distant CSV files using PennController.AddTable, e.g.: PennController.AddTable(“https://bit.ly/2xzWunf”) Added commands .settings.callback and .settings.once to […]

PennController 1.4

PennController 1.4 is now available! Newly created experiments on the PCIbex Farm come with it, and you can sync your existing projects with the master branch of https://github.com/PennController/Sync to update your version of PennController. New features: The debugger window now shows up by default. Call PennController.DebugOff() to remove it before publishing. Improved error detection and […]