Category Archives: Development

Cross-links in GenomeDiagram

I’ve just finished writing up an example for the Biopython Tutorial of the new GenomeDiagram functionality added in Biopython 1.59. You can now control the start and end points of individual tracks, and you can add cross-links between regions of … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.59 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.59 are now available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). Continue reading

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Chromosome Diagrams in Biopython

One of the new things coming in Biopython 1.59 is improved chromosome diagrams, something you may have seen via Twitter. I’ve just been updating the Biopython Tutorial (current version here, PDF) to include an example drawing this: Here’s a PDF … Continue reading

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BioRuby 1.4.2 released

We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.4.2. This new release fixes bugs existed in 1.4.1 and adds new features and improvement of performance. Here is a brief summary of changes.

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Biopython 1.58 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.58 are available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). A new interface and parsers for the PAML (Phylogenetic Analysis by Maximum Likelihood) package of … Continue reading

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BioPerl-DB, BioPerl-Run, BioPerl-Network 1.6.9 released

The latest BioPerl-DB, BioPerl-Run, and BioPerl-Network code has been released to CPAN: BioPerl-Run BioPerl-DB BioPerl-Network Please report any bugs to our Redmine server. Enjoy! chris

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BioPerl 1.6.9 released

BioPerl 1.6.9 is now available in CPAN.  In this release: Refactored Bio::Species/Bio::Tree New SeqIO modules (gbxml, msout, mbsout) Updates for perl 5.12 Bio::Assembly support for SAM/BAM, Newbler, ace output Bio::DB::SeqFeature updates PAML updated to work with v. 4.4d lots of … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.57 released

The Biopython community is pleased to announce the release of Biopython 1.57. Source distributions and Windows installers are available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index. Bio.SeqIO now includes an index_db() function which … Continue reading

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OBF and Google Summer of Code 2011

Google announced today the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code! Continue reading

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OBF Redmine server now available

The OBF now has a sparkly new Redmine instance running on Amazon EC2, thanks to efforts from Chris Dagdigian and Jason Stajich (with some admin help from yours truly).  Bugs and user names (along with email contacts) from our old Bugzilla … Continue reading

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