Category Archives: BioRuby
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.
Google announced today the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code! Continue reading
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
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
We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.4.1. This new release fixes bugs existed in 1.4.0 and new features are added. Here is a brief summary of changes.
After 10 years of development, the BioRuby paper is finally published in the Bioinformatics journal. The article is open access, so please take a look. BioRuby: Bioinformatics software for the Ruby programming language Naohisa Goto, Pjotr Prins, Mitsuteru Nakao, Raoul … Continue reading
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
O|B|F is in Google Summer of Code, student applications due to Google April 9, 2010. Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.4.0. This new release contains many new features, in addition to bug fixes and improvements. PhyloXML support: Support for reading and writing PhyloXML file format is added, developed by Diana Jaunzeikare, … Continue reading
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