[BioRuby] FlyBase/Chado

Krzysztof B. Wicher kwicher at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 18:14:25 UTC 2009

I was looking for something like that as well and I have not found anything.

I was to start writing myself module to query postgresql using e.g.
Sequel ... unfortunatelly, never had time to do it.

Sorry for not being more helpful

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> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 17:20:27 -0500
> From: "John O. Woods" <john.woods at marcottelab.org>
> Subject: [BioRuby] FlyBase/Chado
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> A few months back I wrote some Perl scripts to extract some data from
> FlyBase's Chado DB. Then I discovered Ruby. Fast-forward to now, and I'm
> working on a Rails app that will index certain kinds of data (gene-phenotype
> linkages, mostly). I would want it to download the data from FlyBase's
> postgresql database and stick it in my local MySQL db.
> Is there a BioRuby module written for Chado or perhaps even for FlyBase?
> If not, where would I start if I wanted to write one? I'm a bit of a
> ruby-newbie, but I'd like to contribute something if possible.
> Am I better off just using my Perl-generated flat-files?
> I did look through the rdoc stuff on the website, but couldn't find anything
> about Chado.
> Cheers,
> John
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