[Bioperl-l] [gsoc-2014] Presentation

Leon Timmermans l.m.timmermans at students.uu.nl
Thu Feb 27 16:51:07 UTC 2014

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 7:09 AM, Israel Leiva <israel.leiva at usach.cl> wrote:

> Hello!
> My name is Israel Leiva, I'm a computer science student at University of
> Santiago, Chile (more personal info on [1]). I got here by the Google
> Summer of Code. I have a good knowledge of Perl (+5 years) and databases,
> and I think OBF (and in particular BioPerl) is a very interesting project,
> quite enough to spent the summer coding! You can check some of my codes on
> [2] or in my CPAN profile [3] (two modules, one mine, one "adopted"). Some
> of the project ideas that captured my attention were "Convert BioPerl-DB to
> DBIx::Class", eventhough I have no experience with DBIx::Class but I'm
> willing to learn :). The other one was the "Major BioPerl Reorganization,
> Part 2". Both of them seem to involve lot of work, so I'll apreciate any
> guidelines and/or feedback concerning these ideas, how to get started with
> BioPerl and see if I'm suitable for this year's gsoc. One last thing, the
> links for browsing the "bioperl-live" code and subprojects are broken in
> the "open-bio" wiki. After some searching I found links to a github repo
> and a redmine, which one should I consider official?
> Thanks in advance.

If you do end up doing BioPerl-DB, please get into contact with the
DBIx::Class community. In particular the mailing list [1] and the IRC
channel. The the maintainer and the wider dbic community are generally
quite helpful.


1: http://lists.perl.org/list/dbix-class.html
2: irc://irc.perl.org/#dbix-class

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