Blog Posts

2020

Issues? GitHub!

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First of all: a big THANK YOU for submitting bugs for ROOT. We appreciate the effort: finding the issue-submission web page, explaining what the problem is, ...

New ROOT Web Site!

1 minute read

If you are reading this blog post it means you are surfing on the New ROOT Web Site!

New PyROOT in 6.22!

less than 1 minute read

The ROOT 6.22 release features a new PyROOT, which was previously in experimental mode and is now the default.

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2019

Better argument parsing

less than 1 minute read

Use a C++ command line argument library for defining and parsing ROOT’s options.

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2018

RDataFrame session at CHEP 2018

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Join the CHEP 2018 BOF to discuss bout the Future of ROOT Based Analysis: sign up here and visit the indico agenda.

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2017

Development release 6.09/02 is out!

less than 1 minute read

This is the first ROOT development release of the 6.09 series! It is meant to offer a preview of the many features which will be included in the 6.10 product...

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2016

Get the most out of the ROOT tutorials!

less than 1 minute read

All ROOT tutorials are now available as ROOTBooks which can be statically visualized via NBViewer or interactively explored with SWAN.

The status of reflection in C++

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When the C++ committee met in Jacksonville two months ago, something big happened: the reflection study group, SG7, decided what the basic “language” of refl...

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2015

ROOT Users’ Workshop 2015

2 minute read

The next ROOT Users’ Workshop will celebrate ROOT’s 20th anniversary. It will take place on 15-18 Sept 2015 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland

Main Histogram Changes in ROOT 6

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Here is a list of the main changes which have been applied to the histogram classes in ROOT 6. These changes affect the behaviour of the histogram classes an...

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2014

The Rainbow Color Map

7 minute read

The aim of this article is to explain why the rainbow color map is not the best one can choose to represent physics data in pseudo color and to propose bette...

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2013

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