Implemented and deployed web-based survey instrument supporting social psychological research, built using open source software with almost no budget. This was a total success. The results were published by primary investigators in JPSP. The full report is available here.

  • programmed web-based survey system from scratch to meet project requirements
  • complex survey design, with multiple logical jump paths through the survey questions
  • supported wide range of input methods unique to social psychology
  • key achievement: long-term
  • Longitudinal survey over 2 months, with user-following requirements and high social maintenance
  • developed for Apache/Postgresql/Perl technology stack
  • cross-platform deployment: developed on Linux system, deployed on Windows XP in cygwin environment

This article was originally written June 1, 2013.