This page describes the preferred libraries used with the Mantid code base.
Use libraries from std where possible.
Boost header-only libraries are also always available. The following compiled Boost libraries are available:
others required must be discussed with the TSC
Eigen is used for fast linear algebra calculations
Poco is also used for:
asynchronous method support
path handling (will eventually be replaced by std::filesystem)
std::regex (bugs in
until gcc 5 and some platforms still use gcc 4.8)
Prefer Boost algorithms if possible
Some string utilities also exist in