To see how tangos can be used to explore your simulation data, you first need to set up the package and paths and then ensure you have a working database in place.
For the latter, you can either follow the three first steps tutorials which generate a database from raw simulation data; or you can skip straight to the good stuff by downloading an existing database where the three tutorial simulations have already been imported.
Don’t forget either
tangos_data.db should be in your home folder or you need to set the environment variable
TANGOS_DB_CONNECTION appropriately; see the set up instructions.
Once all is ready, you can explore the data in one of two ways:
Exploring a tangos database from python is explained in an online ipython notebook tutorial: view it here.
To run the server, simply type
tangos serve at the UNIX command line.
(For experts: this is a shortcut to launching pyramid’s
You should see some messages finishing with:
Serving on http://localhost:6543
Navigate your browser to that address to start playing. Click the video below to start a tour of the data exploration features.