About OpenVCE

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OpenVCE is an Open Source Virtual Collaboration Environment linking aspects of a web-based community portal with virtual world 3D spaces.

OpenVCE uses:

  • Apache, MySQL and PHP
  • Drupal with appropriate extensions:
    • Organic Groups
    • Views module
    • Secondlife Framework, SLUser and SLRegAPI modules
    • Twitter module
    • Calendar, events, messaging and notification modules
    • Images and Videos modules
    • WYSIWYG and TinyMCE Editor
  • Opensim
  • Various collaboration aids
  • Credits:
    • Drupal developer community, Opensim developer community
    • AIAI, University of Edinburgh: Austin Tate, Jessica Chen-Burger, Jeff Dalton, Stephen Potter, Gerhard Wickler
    • USJFCOM: Tim Bacon, David Fliesen, Jeff Hansberger
    • Wene Chke/ssm2017 Binder/S. Massaux
    • Clever Zebra: OpenVCE Second Life assets and Drupal customized theme. Please see http://cleverzebra.com/openvce for a range of OpenVCE related services including customization, branding, support and event management.
    • Assistance with landscaping: TwoSteps Back, Tai Clifford
    • Chat-bot services and scripts: John Zakos, MyCyberTwin.com
    • New World Grid and Virtus support for Opensim regions on New World Grid thanks to Olivier Battini

Auto-generated list of additional Drupal modules:

  • messaging
    • description = Messaging system. This is the base module for the Messaging Framework
    • version = "6.x-2.4"
  • captcha
    • description = Base CAPTCHA module for adding challenges to arbitrary forms.
    • version = "6.x-2.4"
  • wysiwyg
    • description = Allows users to edit contents with client-side editors.
    • version = "6.x-2.3"
  • heartbeat
    • description = Logs user activity when certain events occur, triggering actions. The logged data is accessable through heartbeat displays.
    • version = "6.x-4.11"
  • cck
    • description = Allows administrators to define new content types.
    • version = "6.x-2.9"
  • calendar
    • description = Views plugin to display views containing dates as Calendars.
    • version = "6.x-2.4"
  • date
    • description = A Date API that can be used by other modules.
    • version = "6.x-2.7"
  • image
    • description = Allows uploading, resizing and viewing of images.
    • version = "6.x-1.1"
  • views
    • description = Create customized lists and queries from your database.
    • version = "6.x-2.12"
  • sluser
    • description = Map user to SecondLife profile.
    • version = "6.x-2.0-rc3"
  • notifications
    • description = The basic notifications framework
    • version = "6.x-2.3"
  • worldclock
    • description = "Displays a world clock."
    • version = "6.x-1.8"
  • views_cloud
    • description = Allows views and summaries to be displayed as clouds of weighted items.
    • version = "6.x-1.2"
  • facebook_status
    • description = "Allows users to have an arbitrary status, Facebook-style."
    • version = "6.x-2.3"
  • video
    • description = Allows video nodes.
    • version = "6.x-2.9"
  • og
    • description = "Enable users to create and manage groups. OG Views integration module is recommended for best experience."
    • version = "6.x-2.1"
  • twitter
    • description = Adds integration with the Twitter microblogging service.
    • version = "6.x-2.6"
  • advuser
    • description = Advanced user management module. Filter users and mass actions based on their filters.
    • version = "6.x-2.3"
  • comment_upload
    • description = "Enables file attachments on comments"
    • version = "6.x-1.0-alpha5"
  • mediawikiauth
    • description = Provides Drupal to Mediawiki login integration.
    • version = "6.x-0.7"
  • token
    • description = Provides a shared API for replacement of textual placeholders with actual data.
    • version = "6.x-1.16"
  • filefield
    • description = Defines a file field type.
    • version = "6.x-3.10"
  • privatemsg
    • description = Allow private messages between users.
    • version = "6.x-1.4"
  • secondlife
    • description = SecondLife library integration
    • version = "6.x-1.x-dev"
  • img_assist
    • description = This module allows users to upload and insert inline images into posts. It automatically generates an Add image link under the textarea fields of your choice.
    • version = "6.x-3.x-dev"
  • slregapi
    • description = Register a user in SecondLife using regapi
  • presentation_upload
    • description = A block module that allows users to upload PDF Powerpoint presentations.
  • catalyst_lookup
    • description = A block module that allows users to query Catalyst data for expertise via web services.