[Bioperl-l] [gsoc-2014] Presentation

Fields, Christopher J cjfields at illinois.edu
Thu Feb 27 17:01:17 UTC 2014

On Feb 27, 2014, at 10:51 AM, Leon Timmermans <l.m.timmermans at students.uu.nl> wrote:

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

Agreed.  Also note, Rob Buels worked on a DBIx::Class-based Chado instance, so he might have a good idea on what works best and what doesn’t.  


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