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Dear Tango Community!

We are pleased to invite you to join the Sardana Workshop dedicated to the continuous scans.

Sardana Continuous Scans Workshop will be hosted by the SOLARIS and held on September 20th & 21st 2023. Speakers and attendees are welcome on-site but the sessions will be also accessible remotely.  

The main goal of the meeting is to share experience in the field of continuous scans and to look for possible ways of collaboration. For that reason, we have also invited speakers of similar frameworks to contribute with presentations  (Bliss, Bluesky, Flyscan - to be confirmed, DESY, PSI and Diamond). 

As a secondary goal, we would like to discuss possible solutions for Sardana continuous scans missing features and discuss a roadmap for the eventual enhancement projects.

Please follow this link to register:

We are looking forward to hearing about your experience and ideas with continuous scans.

Kind regards,

Michał on behalf of the organisation team

We're pleased to announce the immediate availability of the cppTango
9.4.2 release.

It's available from [1]. In case you encounter issues, please don't
hesitate to report them.

The TangoSourceDistribution also got a 9.4.2 release, see [2].

Thanks to everyone involved making this the best version so far!


We are happy to inform you that we have updated tango and pytango packages in debian experimental available [1,
2]. These are based on TangoSourceDistribution 9.4.2-rc2 and pytango 9.4.1.

We plan to create backports for debian bookworm for these packages once we have TangoSourceDistribution 9.4.2 released.

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Dear TANGO community,

the registration for the 37th TANGO community meeting is now open.

The annual gathering of TANGO Controls developers and users will be hosted in the SKAO headquarters, near Manchester, UK, and remote participation is also possible in a hybrid format.

We will start on the 27th of June and the meeting will run for two and a half days. We will have the usual sessions for a status update from the different facilities, from the kernel development and from the various tools composing the TANGO ecosystem. 

The program is still flexible and we wait for your abstract submissions in order to finalise the complete schedule. 

We have identified some areas of focus where we encourage submission of abstracts: design of new TANGO-based systems and how they map to new application domains outside of synchrotron facilities, use of web based tools with TANGO, Software lifecycle management and CICD. 

The agenda is flexible and we certainly can accommodate any topic of interest for the community, so don’t be afraid to submit your abstract! 

The plan for the last half day is to run parallel workshops inspired by the discussions happening on the previous days. 

At the side of the main meeting there will be chances to socialise during the social dinner and to explore the world of radio astronomy by visiting our neighbours at the Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Register at: and submit your abstract!

In the TANGO Community there is a series of Specific Interest Group (SIG) Meetings that are hosted by different facilities from the TANGO Collaboration. Those meetings help to discuss and align specific topics that require development coordination between institutes.

In this one, we will discuss about new IDL v6 (the file that contains interface and data type library definitions in Tango) ; and which changes implies in the next TANGO major release.

The current list of topics is:

 - Changes in IDL6
 - New logging system
 - New Alarm events
 - Multidimensional arrays
 - Multiple parameters in commands
 - CI/CD and testing of the new release?

The IDL6 file will be considered as the "deliverable" of the meeting.

The meeting will be held (locally and remotely) at ALBA Synchrotron (Barcelona, Spain)

Presentations and notes can be found at:

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