[Bioperl-l] writing bioperl modules

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Wed Nov 26 11:39:53 EST 2008

On Nov 26, 2008, at 7:03 AM, Jay Hannah wrote:

> On Nov 26, 2008, at 5:30 AM, Tim wrote:
>> I'm just curious to know if bioperl is considered complete or are  
>> there still projects that programmers can become involved in.
> I think everything is open for enhancement. "Patches welcome."  :)
>> I notice that for other bio-languages there are on-going hackathons  
>> were programmers can meet and work on a problem. Do these exist in  
>> bio-perl or is the code base now mature?
> "Mature" is probably a good label for most of the code base. I'm not  
> aware of any face-to-face hackathon events. Joining us in our quiet  
> IRC channel
>   http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Irc
> and discussing your ideas on this mailing list should be pretty  
> interactive.
> The 1.6 release push is underway. You could help with that:
>   http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Talk:Release_1.6

The more comments the better!  Haven't heard much, but I did have a  
ton of items (so it may take time to parse through).

> HTH,
> Jay Hannah
> http://clab.ist.unomaha.edu/CLAB/index.php/User:Jhannah


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