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= About =
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= Introduction =
  
MIDAS is a modern data acquisition system developed at PSI and TRIUMF. Supported hardware includes VME, Fastbus, CAMAC, RS232, GPIB, USB, ethernet, fiber optic and MSCB attached data acquisition devices. MIDAS is written in C/C++ and runs on Linux, MacOS and MS Windows. It is licensed under the GPL. [http://midas.psi.ch/intro/index.html Read more...]
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MIDAS is a modern data acquisition system developed at [http://www.psi.ch PSI] and [http://www.triumf.ca TRIUMF]. Supported hardware includes VME, Fastbus, CAMAC, RS232, GPIB, USB, ethernet, fiber optic and MSCB attached data acquisition devices. MIDAS is written in C/C++ and runs on Linux, MacOS and MS Windows. It is licensed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU Public License].
  
= Links =
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= Documentation =
  
* https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas - MIDAS GIT Repository
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* [[Midas documentation| Main Documentation]]
* http://midas.psi.ch/ - MIDAS pages at PSI
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* [[Installation | Installation Instructions]]
* https://midas.triumf.ca/forum - MIDAS discussion forum
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* [[Changelog | Changelog / Upgrade Instructions]]
* http://ladd00.triumf.ca/~daqweb/doc/midas/html/ - MIDAS documentation (TRIUMF)
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* [https://daq.triumf.ca/~daqweb/doc/midas-devel/html/modules.html <i>Doxygen</i>] Code structure, functions, etc...
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* [https://bitbucket.com/tmidas/midas git repository on bitbucket] Source code, bug tracking, etc
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* [https://midas.triumf.ca/forum MIDAS forum] Discussion, announcements, problem reports, requests for improvements
  
* [[MIDAS around the world|MIDAS users around the world]]
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= News and Support=
  
* http://midas.psi.ch/download - historical files collection (PSI)
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For news about bug fixes and new releases, go to the
* http://ladd00.triumf.ca/~daqweb/ftp/ - historical files collection (TRIUMF)
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[https://midas.triumf.ca/forum MIDAS forum] hosted by TRIUMF using
 
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the [http://elog.psi.ch/elog ELOG] system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via  
= Download =
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E-mail when new entries are submitted.
 
 
All MIDAS programs are under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU Public License]
 
 
 
The [https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas/src GIT tree] is available via a web interface.
 
Using this interface, the most recent file versions can be obtained.
 
 
 
Alternatively, the files can be directly obtained via GIT by entering:
 
 
 
<pre>
 
git clone https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas
 
git clone https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/mxml
 
cd midas
 
make
 
</pre>
 
  
= News =
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Another source of information is the [https://bitbucket.com/tmidas/midas Bitbucket Repository] of MIDAS, where one can see the latest changes to the software.
  
News about bug fixes and new releases of Midas can be obtained from the
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Finally, you can read presentations from
[https://midas.triumf.ca/forum Midas news group] located at
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* [https://indico.psi.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?ovw=True&confId=3793 2015 MIDAS Workshop]
TRIUMF which uses the [http://midas.psi.ch/elog ELOG]
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* [https://indico.triumf.ca/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=2342 2017 MIDAS Workshop]
system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via
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* [https://indico.triumf.ca/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=2438 2019 MIDAS Workshop]
E-mail when new entries are submitted.
 
  
 
= Related packages =
 
= Related packages =
  
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* [http://elog.psi.ch/elog ELOG] - Electronics Logbook from PSI
 
* [[ROOT]] - data analysis package from CERN
 
* [[ROOT]] - data analysis package from CERN
 
* [[ROOTANA]] - ROOT-based analyzer for MIDAS
 
* [[ROOTANA]] - ROOT-based analyzer for MIDAS
 
* [[ROODY]] - viewer for online histograms
 
* [[ROODY]] - viewer for online histograms
* http://midas.psi.ch/rome/ - MEG/PSI data analysis package
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* http://elog.psi.ch/rome/ - MEG/PSI data analysis package
 
 
= Documentation =
 
 
 
* [[Midas documentation|Main Documentation (in construction)]]
 
* [[Setup_MIDAS_experiment|MIDAS installation instructions for TRIUMF experiments]]
 
* [[mhformat|Format of MIDAS history files]]
 
* [[alarm_note|Note on the alarm system]]
 
* [[hotlink_note|Note on the ODB hotlink function (db_open_record())]]
 
 
 
= MediaWiki =
 
 
 
Consult the [//meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
 
 
 
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
 
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
 
* [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Localisation#Translation_resources Localise MediaWiki for your language]
 

Latest revision as of 08:23, 11 July 2020

Introduction

MIDAS is a modern data acquisition system developed at PSI and TRIUMF. Supported hardware includes VME, Fastbus, CAMAC, RS232, GPIB, USB, ethernet, fiber optic and MSCB attached data acquisition devices. MIDAS is written in C/C++ and runs on Linux, MacOS and MS Windows. It is licensed under the GNU Public License.

Documentation

News and Support

For news about bug fixes and new releases, go to the MIDAS forum hosted by TRIUMF using the ELOG system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via E-mail when new entries are submitted.

Another source of information is the Bitbucket Repository of MIDAS, where one can see the latest changes to the software.

Finally, you can read presentations from

Related packages