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Major bug-fix release! v2013-05-16.95

Hey Experimentors!  A new release that fixes two bug bugs.  The first was caused on new installations when the new MCCDAQ hardware wasn’t present.  Yikes.

The second is that the ” ” didn’t work because of a bug in the parser.  This is now fixed and tested (so it won’t happen again).

I hope this helps, and my apologies if you were impacted by these problems.



By |May 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Arduino schematics

For your integrating pleasure, we’ve now got some schematics for hooking an Arduino into an input device, an on/off output device, and controlling a variable voltage output device using the pulse-width modulation output pins on the Arduino!


By |May 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New version: Easier shape/text/image creation!

So last week there was a new version that made it easier to create sounds; this week shapes, text and images are now easier to create as well!

You can read more about it on the shapes-images-and-text page and learn how you can define custom properties on your shapes.

This new shorter syntax really simplifies creating collection of shapes/text/images where each shape/text/image is unique. There are some examples on the collections page such as:

which displays a collection of shapes like the screen-shot above.

I hope this helps!


By |May 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New version: Updated sound creation

It’s now easier to create sounds; instead of defining a type of sound and then creating that type, you can simply use the following:

This makes creating sounds much easier, and allows allows you to easily create collections of sounds as well:

I hope this helps!


By |April 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New release – v2013.04.23 – with Serial port and Arduino support!

I’m very excited to announce a new release of Experimentor Workbench that now supports serial ports and the Arduino!  I’ve also fixed several very minor bugs, and made the log window remember 1,000 entries, rather than just the previous 100 entries. […]

By |April 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mémoire d’oiseau

Découverte, a scientific documentary series from Radio-Canada (the French version of the CBC) has made a documentary about the touchscreen cowbirds!

It’s a very interesting examination of the North American brown-headed cow bird, and Experimentor Software – while not mentioned by name – is shown several times in action.  Any time the birds are interacting with the computer they’re interacting with Experimentor Software.

Go birds go!

By |March 23rd, 2013|In the media|0 Comments

v2012.10.09 – Minor fix

A very minor fix around running a trial or phase for a length of time.  Hopefully you don’t even notice the change.  :-)

By |October 9th, 2012|New release|0 Comments

v2012.09.24.83 – Nice improvements

The application will now change to orange when running a quick-test, and green when running a recorded test.  Hopefully this is subtle enough not to be distracting, while still helping to visually indicate when data is actually being recorded. […]

By |September 24th, 2012|New release|0 Comments

v2012.09.17.76 – minor bug fixes

Over the last several months we’ve had a number of releases, with all minor fixes.  I’m releasing another such release now with just minor fixes. […]

By |September 17th, 2012|New release|0 Comments

v2012.06.18 – Save data access & little fixes

This version allows you to see, edit and add subject data from a subject’s document!  What this means is that the same data that functions such as loadSubjectData() and saveSubjectData() use are now exposed to you through Experimentor Workbench. […]

By |June 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments