Lantz is an automation and instrumentation toolkit with a clean, well-designed and consistent interface. It provides a core of commonly used functionalities for building applications that communicate with scientific instruments allowing rapid application prototyping, development and testing. Lantz benefits from Python’s extensive library flexibility as a glue language to wrap existing drivers and DLLs.
Lantz aim to provide a library of curated and well documented instruments drivers. We have some already, let us know if you cannot find yours.
For more information, check out the documentation:
or in the GitHub Mirror:
The Lantz Authors
- Introduced MessageBasedDriver, a class to rule them all.
- Moved drivers
- Moved old base classes (serial, usb, tcp, visa) to legacy package.
- Moved instrument drivers based on legacy classes to legacy package.
- Migrated instrument classes to MessageBasedDriver.
- Improved logging to avoid duplication and useless info.
- Frontend and Backend for application development.
- Implemented Chart block.
- Implemented Scan block.
- Implemented FeatScan block.
- Implemented Loop block.
- Implemented Layout block.
- Online documentation now shows the drivers classes.
- Stub classes to enable documentation building without required packages.
- Moved simulator from script to console-script.
- Changed sphinx theme to read the docs.
- Introduced start_gui helper function to start an app with a ui file and an instrument or instruments.
- Introduced start_test_app helper function to start the test panel.
- Introduced start_gui_app takes a backend and fronted and shows the app.
- Moved get-lantz script to a gist.
- Removed lantz-shell, equivalent functionality was contributed to PyVISA.
- Support simultaneous values and units in Feat. (Issue #25)
- Use Qt import scheme from IPython.
- Helper functions for multiple initialization: initialize_many and finalize_many.
- GUI support for initialize_many and finalize_many.
- New instrument drivers.
- first public release.