The latest release series of Herwig++ is 2.7, first released in October 2013. To receive email updates about new releases, please send a blank message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The detailed Herwig++ reference manual containing many examples is available at arXiv:0803.0883.
The new features that were introduced in version 2.7 are described in our release note arXiv:1310.6877.
Another useful reference with much information on the physics background of Herwig++ is the MCnet review paper on Monte Carlo event generators, arXiv:1101.2599.
Examples of the results of Herwig++ 2.6 compared to LEP, Tevatron jet, Tevatron W/Z, Tevatron photon production, Star, LHC jet, LHC W/Z, LHC photon production, HERA, CERN SppS and ISR and B-factory data made using Rivet are also available.
The Herwig++ tarball contains an adapted copy of LoopTools 2.6 by Thomas Hahn.
The main improvements are:
As usual, the 'NEWS' files in both source tarballs contain a detailed list of changes. Any questions or comments should be directed to email@example.com.
To help with our future transition to C++-11, we provide the --enable-stdcxx11 configure flag. Please try to run test builds with this flag enabled in ThePEG and Herwig++ and let us know about any problems and successes, but do not use this in production code yet. This flag is intended to become the default in one of the next major releases.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with comments or questions.
The main improvements are
For more up-to-date information and user guides, see the ThePEG/Herwig++ Wiki.