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= About =
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= Introduction =
  
 
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].
 
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].
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* [[Midas documentation| Main Documentation]]
 
* [[Midas documentation| Main Documentation]]
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* [[Installation | Installation Instructions]]
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* [[Changelog | Changelog / Upgrade Instructions]]
 
* [https://daq.triumf.ca/~daqweb/doc/midas-devel/html/modules.html <i>Doxygen</i>] Code structure, functions, etc...
 
* [https://daq.triumf.ca/~daqweb/doc/midas-devel/html/modules.html <i>Doxygen</i>] Code structure, functions, etc...
* [[Installation | Installation Instructions]]
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* [https://bitbucket.com/tmidas/midas git repository on bitbucket] Source code, bug tracking, etc
* [[Notes | Miscelleneous notes]] : Notes that need to be incorporated in the documentation.
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* [https://midas.triumf.ca/forum MIDAS forum] Discussion, announcements, problem reports, requests for improvements
* [[Features | New Features]] : documented features to be incorporated in the documentation.
 
 
 
 
 
= Download =
 
 
 
All MIDAS programs are under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU Public License]
 
 
 
The [https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas 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/mscb
 
git clone https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/mxml
 
cd midas
 
make
 
</pre>
 
 
 
Supported operating systems are:
 
* primary: MacOS, RHEL/SL/SLC/CentOS Linux
 
* secondary: MS Windows, Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Linux, FreeBSD, VxWorks, others (see Makefile)
 
 
 
The bitbucket repository is mirrored nightly to TRIUMF at http://ladd00.triumf.ca/~daqweb/git. Please use this mirror to install stable releases of MIDAS. To follow the latest development version, please clone from bitbucket.
 
  
 
= News and Support=
 
= News and Support=
  
News about bug fixes and new releases of Midas can be obtained from the
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For news about bug fixes and new releases, go to the
[https://midas.triumf.ca/forum Midas news group] located at
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[https://midas.triumf.ca/forum MIDAS forum] hosted by TRIUMF using
TRIUMF which uses the [http://midas.psi.ch/elog ELOG]
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the [http://elog.psi.ch/elog ELOG] system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via  
system. Users can register in this system to be notified automatically via  
 
 
E-mail when new entries are submitted.
 
E-mail when new entries are submitted.
  
 
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.
 
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.
  
= Links =
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Finally, you can read presentations from
 
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* [https://indico.psi.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?ovw=True&confId=3793 2015 MIDAS Workshop]
* https://bitbucket.org/tmidas/midas - MIDAS GIT Repository
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* [https://indico.triumf.ca/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=2342 2017 MIDAS Workshop]
* [[MIDAS around the world|MIDAS users around the world]]
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* [https://indico.triumf.ca/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=2438 2019 MIDAS Workshop]
  
 
= Related packages =
 
= Related packages =
  
* [http://midas.psi.ch/elog ELOG] - Electronics Logbook from PSI
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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

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