The Virtual Commons

building extensible software for collective action research

Virtual Commons Web Environment

The Virtual Commons web environment ( is targeted at making the development of rich, web-based collective action experiments easier to develop, run, maintain, secure, and extend with support for data processing, analysis, and preservation as key features in addition to real-time chat and customizable experiment configuration.

Development is currently underway using the Django Python framework and can be monitored at -- you can also find all vcweb posts on this site.