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RIS citation export for THPV014: Adopting PyQt for Beam Instrumentation GUI Development at CERN

AU  - Zanzottera, S.
AU  - Jackson, S.
AU  - Jensen, S.
ED  - Furukawa, Kazuro
ED  - Yan, Yingbing
ED  - Leng, Yongbin
ED  - Chen, Zhichu
ED  - Schaa, Volker R.W.
TI  - Adopting PyQt for Beam Instrumentation GUI Development at CERN
J2  - Proc. of ICALEPCS2021, Shanghai, China, 14-22 October 2021
CY  - Shanghai, China
T2  - International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Control Systems
T3  - 18
LA  - english
AB  - As Java GUI toolkits become deprecated, the Beam Instrumentation (BI)group at CERN has investigated alternatives and selected PyQt as one of the suitable technologies for future GUIs, in accordance with the paper presented at ICALEPCS19. This paper presents tools created, or adapted, to seamlessly integrate future PyQt GUI development alongside current Java oriented workflows and the controls environment. This includes (a) creating a project template and a GUI management tool to ease and standardize our development process, (b) rewriting our previously Java-centric Expert GUI Launcher to be language-agnostic and (c) porting a selection of operational GUIs from Java to PyQt, to test the feasibility of the development process and identify bottlenecks. To conclude, the challenges we anticipate for the BI GUI developer community in adopting this new technology are also discussed.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 899
EP  - 903
KW  - controls
KW  - interface
KW  - operation
DA  - 2022/03
PY  - 2022
SN  - 2226-0358
SN  - 978-3-95450-221-9
DO  - doi:10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2021-THPV014
UR  - https://jacow.org/icalepcs2021/papers/thpv014.pdf
ER  -