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Tango 9.2.5a released

Announcement Release

The Tango kernel team is pleased to announce the release of Tango 9.2.5a. You can download the source distribution from the download section.

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New release of Sardana 2.2.0 (Jan17)


The new Sardana release 2.2.0 (corresponding to the Jan17 milestone) is now available to download from PyPI (source and windows installer)

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MARS City uses Tango


The MARS City project to simulate living on Mars has adopted Tango as their unifying protocol for connecting their devices. Read about it in the Testimonies section.


A tool to backup tango-controls github organization


A script to backup all repositories from a GitHub organization with their issues and wiki pages is now available on GitHub:

It can be used to backup all the tango-controls GitHub repositories for instance.

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The community

TANGO Controls is an open-source community collaborating on the development of the TANGO control system framework eco-system.

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  • 150 active members
  • 500+ device classes
  • 3 Million lines of code
  • 1 000 downloads of the core
  • 25 international partners

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Open Source

TANGO is an Open Source solution for SCADA and DCS. Open Source means you get all the source code under an Open Source free licence (LGPL and GPL). Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems are typically industrial type systems using standard hardware. Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are more flexible control systems used in more complex environments. Sardana is a good example of a TANGO based Beamline SCADA.



Write-the-docs camp

A Write-the-docs camp will be held in Grenoble. The camp will be a 3 day event to work exclusively on writing documentation for Tango.

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TANGO community meetings

The TANGO community meetings take place each year alternately in one of the 15 institutes members of the TANGO consortium. 

They group together all the members of the community with the developers. They present the last technical progress and agree on the development strategy and roadmap