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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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Biopython 1.56 released

The Biopython team is pleased to release Biopython 1.56, almost exactly three months after our last stable release (Biopython 1.55). The Bio.SeqIO module has been updated to support protein EMBL files (used for the patents database), IMGT files (a variant … Continue reading

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Biopython dropping Python 2.4 Support?

The forthcoming Biopython 1.56 release is planned to be our last release to support Python 2.4. If you would be negatively affected us dropping support for Python 2.4, please let us know as soon as possible. Continue reading

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Reminder: Abstracts for BOSC 2009 Due April 13

This is a reminder from the BOSC 2009 Organizing committee that abstracts for BOSC are due on Monday, April 13.

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Biopython and version control systems

Initially for evaluation purposes only, Giovanni and Bartek have setup a mirror of Biopython on GitHub, which is automatically updated from the OBF hosted Biopython CVS repository. See our git migration wiki page for details. If this is favorably received, … Continue reading

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BioPerl 1.6 RC4

RC4 is up, we are days away from final release…

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BioPerl branched for 1.6, RC1 is up

BioPerl has branched for 1.6 and the RC1 is up for testing as Chris announced.

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BioPerl 1.6 preparations

BioPerl is preparing for version 1.6 release in the coming months. As part of this some restructuring and simplification of the packaging is occurring. Continue reading

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