< VOEventLib documentation


version 0.3
Roy Williams and Dave Kuhlmann
2011 April 23

VOEventLib is a reference implementation and parser for the VOEvent2 XML specification, now under discussion at the IVOA. For more information about VOEvent, see VOEvent in wikipedia, or read the the book Hotwiring the Transient Universe or the draft specification of VOEvent 2.0. There is also the Skyalert web application for publishing and dissemination of real-time astronomical events.

The get and set methods of VOEventLib are all defined in the detailed documentation.

The software is available as:


Then unpack the archive and install as usual:
sudo python setup.py install
then run and modify the example programs.

The contents of the lib directory is: