Category Archives: Development

Biopython 1.62 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.62 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). Continue reading

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BioRuby 1.4.3.0001 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.4.3.0001. This new release fixes the following bugs. “gem install bio” failed with Ruby 2.0 or later versions. lib/bio/db/gff.rb script encoding issue Bio::Blast::Default::Report parse error when subject sequence contains spaces. For … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.61 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.61 are now available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). The updated Biopython Tutorial and Cookbook is online (PDF). Platforms/Deployment We currently support Python … Continue reading

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BioRuby 1.4.3 released

We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.4.3. This new release fixes bugs existed in 1.4.2 and improves portability on JRuby and Rubinius. Here is a brief summary of changes. Bio::KEGG::KGML bug fixes and new class Bio::KEGG::KGML::Graphics for … Continue reading

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Travis-CI for Testing

BioRuby, Biopython and BioPerl are now using Travis-CI.org, a hosted continuous integration service for the open source community, to run their unit tests automatically whenever their GitHub repositories are updated. Continue reading

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Biopython 1.60 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.60 are now available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). Platforms/Deployment We currently support Python 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7 and also test under Jython … Continue reading

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BioJava 3.0.4 released

BioJava 3.0.4 has been released and is available from http://www.biojava.org/wiki/BioJava:Download as well as from the BioJava maven repository at http://www.biojava.org/download/maven/ . – This is mainly a bug fix release addressing issues with the protein structure and disorder modules – One … Continue reading

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Students selected for GSoC

Hello all, I’m very pleased and excited to announce that the Open Bioinformatics Foundation has selected 5 very capable students to work on OBF projects this summer as part of the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program. The accepted students, … Continue reading

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Announcing OBF Summer of Code 2012

Applications due 19:00 UTC, April 6, 2012. http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) Summer of Code program provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate, masters, and PhD students to obtain hands-on experience writing and extending open-source software for bioinformatics under the … Continue reading

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OBF accepted for GSoC 2012

Google announced today that the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2012! Continue reading

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