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We are pleased to announce that the latest TangoBox is available for launching on Amazon Web Services.

The related AMI ID is: 


It contains all the applications of standard TangoBox and RDP remote desktop connection. Please refer to the documentation.

This image lowers the barrier even more for trying out and testing the full suite of Tango Controls tools!

Thanks to S2Innovation for providing this useful service!


The new Taurus 4.6.1 has been released.

The documentation (including installation instructions for different platforms) is available at:

For a detailed list of changes, see the CHANGELOG and the issue tracker.

PS: also, the taurus_pyqtgraph plugin (which adds pyqtgraph-based plot widgets) is now available from PyPI


Dear Tangoers,

I am pleased to announce new Waltz release - v0.7.3

This version features (including v0.7.[0-2]):

  • New Dashboard with multiple profiles stored per user basis
  • TableWidget
  • PlotlyWidget
  • ListWidget
  • ManagerWidget 
  • Redesigned Tango device control panel
  • Redesigned Info panels
  • Bug fixes and optimizations e.g. using WebGL for plots

Full info about the release can be found here: GitHub release - v0.7.3

Waltz has been dockerized. It is now super easy to give it a try:

$> wget
$> docker-compose up
$> firefox http://localhost:8080/waltz

Open your browser and navigate to http://localhost:8080/waltz

Or try a live demo in Amazon cloud: link

Use tango-cs/tango to authorize

Please feel free to create issues including your wishes and ideas on GitHub




P.S. the project has been moved to a dedicated GitHub org: new link

Hi Tangoers,

Following the Tango Community Meeting in Hamburg, we have started work on Tongo Controls protocol formal specification (RFCs). The RFCs will be base for future development.

The current state is visible on the GitHub:

We are looking for contributors. You may contribute by:

  • writing parts of the specification
  •  reviewing and commenting on what is written (PR reviews)

If you would like to contribute, please:

We need you!

The new Sardana 2.8.0 (corresponding to the Jul19 milestone) has been released.

The source files and Windows installers can be downloaded from:

The documentation is available at:

For a detailed list of changes see CHANGELOG and issue tracker.

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34th Tango Collaboration meeting, 2020

Next 34th Tango Collaboration meeting will be held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia starting from June, 9th till June, 11th 2020.

As always we expect around 60 people from multiple sites across the Globe who ain't indifferent to Tango Controls and who will share their expertise in the fields:

  • latest developments in the kernel;
  • developments in Tango EcoSystem;
  • Tango related web applications;
  • industrial use of Tango;
  • etc

Stay tuned as more information will be available soon...

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