Telescope and Site Software Developer Guide#

This page contains general procedures and guidelines adopted by the Telescope and Site Software (TSSW) team. It serves as reference for the work done during construction, and future operations, of the Vera Rubin Observatory control software.


Basic information about the TSSW team and our culture.


TSSW adopts the same communications channels and procedures as Data Management (DM). For more information see DM Communications Guidelines.

Work Management#

How work is coordinated and executed by TSSW.

Development Guides#

For the most part TSSW follow DM code style guidelines. We highly recommend reviewing these guidelines before contributing to TSSW repositories.

Following are a few guidelines particular to TSSW software: