Author Archives: Chris Fields

OBF Travel Fellowship – BOSC session of the ECCB/ISMB 2017

This blog post is syndicated from a post on Jonathan Sobel’s blog, originally published July 27, 2017. Jonathan was supported by the ongoing OBF travel fellowship program to attend the 2017 Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC), held as part of … Continue reading

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OBF Public Board of Directors Meeting

The OBF has at least one public board meeting per year, in part to vote on important business issues, and in part to publicly discuss items relevant to the OBF community.  The latest public OBF Board of Director’s meeting took place October 4, … Continue reading

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BioPerl v1.7.0 released

We are happy to announce the long-awaited release of BioPerl v1.7.0.  The release is now available on CPAN and Github. During this release series, we will move some extraneous code to separate repositories and CPAN releases, primarily to reduce the number of dependencies required … Continue reading

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BioPerl release 1.6.923

The latest BioPerl release (v1.6.923) is now available on CPAN. This is a point release to address a few bugs, as well as push out the recent code updates that Francisco Ossandón has made to improve Windows support and improve … Continue reading

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Initial release of BioPerl Bio::Community distribution

Note: I’m reposting here the original announcement from Florent Angly on the BioPerl mail list. Dear all, Some time ago, I announced that I was working on a set of BioPerl modules collectively forming the Bio-Community distribution. These Moose-based modules provide objects to … Continue reading

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BioPerl v.1.6.910 released

UPDATE: As a bit of time has passed since we originally intended to make a new release, I forgot that (in that time period) Carnë Draug had released a split-out version of Bio::Biblio to CPAN this past March. Unfortunately that … 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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Introduction of OpenID logins for OBF wikis

Due to a huge influx of spam across all OBF wikis, we are in the process of locking down new user account creation and adding OpenID logins for the OBF wikis (BioPerl example). User account creation via the old login … 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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