[Bioperl-l] New Article on Approaches to Web Development for Bioinformatics

Alex Amies alexamies at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 21:42:15 EST 2007

I have written an article on Approaches to Web Development for
Bioinformatics at


There is a fairly large section on BioPerl at


I hope that someone gets something useful out of it.  I also looking for
feedback on it and, in particular, please let me know about any mistakes in

The intent of the article is to give an overview of various approaches to
developing web based tools for bioinformatics. It describes the alternatives
at each layer of the system, including the data layer and sources of data,
the application programming layer, the web layer, and bioinformatics tools
and software libraries.


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