Category Archives: BioPerl

O|B|F Google Summer of Code Accepted Students

I’m pleased to announce the acceptance of OBF’s 2010 Google Summer of Code students, listed in alphabetical order with their project titles and primary mentors: Mark Chapman (PM Andreas Prlic) – Improvements to BioJava including Implementation of Multiple Sequence Alignment … Continue reading

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O|B|F in Google Summer of Code

O|B|F is in Google Summer of Code, student applications due to Google April 9, 2010. Continue reading

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BioPerl at GMOD Meeting 2010

BioPerl developers and users attended the BioPerl satellite meeting on January 13th, just prior to the GMOD Meeting.  Several items were covered on the agenda: In order to start addressing whole genome data with more lightweight objects, we are planning on … Continue reading

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Sanger FASTQ format and the Solexa/Illumina variants

I’m delighted to announce an open access publication in Nucleic Acids Research describing the FASTQ file format based on the conventions agreed by the OBF projects: The Sanger FASTQ file format for sequences with quality scores, and the Solexa/Illumina FASTQ … Continue reading

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BioPerl interview in latest FLOSS Weekly

Two of the core BioPerl developers, Jason Stajich and Chris Fields, were interviewed by FLOSS Weekly.  The interview is now available as an MP3 on the FLOSS Weekly website; several streaming versions (including podcast) are also available.

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BioPerl core 1.6.1 PPM available

BioPerl 1.6.1 is now available for ActivePerl as a PPM, instructions for downloading can be found on the BioPerl wiki. This has been tested only for ActivePerl 5.10 and above, so any feedback with older versions of BioPerl would be … Continue reading

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First 1.6.1 alphas of BioPerl-Run, BioPerl-DB, BioPerl-Network

Running a bit late on this, so just a quick note that the first alphas for BioPerl-Run, BioPerl-DB, and BioPerl-Network have been uploaded to CPAN: BioPerl-Run BioPerl-DB BioPerl-Network They can also be downloaded from the BioPerl website: http://bioperl.org/DIST/RC/ This is … Continue reading

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BioPerl 1.6.1 released

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of BioPerl 1.6.1, the latest release of BioPerl’s core code. You can grab it here: Via CPAN: http://search.cpan.org/~cjfields/BioPerl-1.6.1/ Via the BioPerl website: http://bioperl.org/DIST/BioPerl-1.6.1.tar.bz2 http://bioperl.org/DIST/BioPerl-1.6.1.tar.gz http://bioperl.org/DIST/BioPerl-1.6.1.zip The PPM for Windows should also finally … Continue reading

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Release 1.6 of BioPerl-run, BioPerl-db, BioPerl-network

All, I am proud to announce that the 1.6 release for BioPerl-run, BioPerl- db, and BioPerl-network are now available by direct download and via CPAN. These are designated as 1.006000, with a requirement for BioPerl 1.6 and higher (1.006000). FIXED: … Continue reading

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BioPerl 1.6 released

Release Pumpkin Chris Fields has announced the release of BioPerl 1.6 – the first stable release in a several years containing many significant improvements and bug fixes. I am proud to announce, on behalf of the BioPerl core developers, that … Continue reading

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