[BioRuby] BioRuby Grapics generator for D3
matteo.picciolini at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 09:23:55 UTC 2013
Hi , i think that a biogem D3 generetor is a good
project to start .
I'm using D3 for transcripts annotation rendering and
the result is really nice .
2013/3/12 George Githinji <georgkam at gmail.com>
> @rob d3 would probably be a better fit for complicated plots. (graph
> layouts,circos plots, hive-plots?) But I would be happy to see
> something that integrates easily with jQuery or uses a similar
> approach to render the graphics or could be easily extended with
> I also remembered that once upon a time we had bio::graphics
> http://bio-graphics.rubyforge.org written largely by Jan.
> The big challenge for this was the heavy dependency on
> - cairo (cairographics.org), to do the actual drawing.
> - pango (www.pango.org), to do the high level text drawing.
> and it was also a little trick it make it work on Windows.
> It also has not been updated for years.
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 8:57 AM, Rob Syme <rob.syme at gmail.com> wrote:
> > @George, the canvas rendering would probably make certain types of
> > more difficult than an svg/d3 plot. Then again, canvas rendering gives
> > enormous flexibility.
> > I quite like genometools (no affiliation or collaboration), perhaps we
> > just piggy-back on the svg generated by their annotationsketch module?
> > ruby/python/lua/C APIs already exists (and are quite good). It just
> > on how broad the project becomes. There are certainly be many classes
> > that wouldn't be possible using only this approach.
> > At the very least, we could take design notes from these guys. To my
> > it has a great clean aesthetic.
> > -r
> > On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 1:36 PM, George Githinji <georgkam at gmail.com>
> >> Have you had a look at Scribl? http://chmille4.github.com/Scribl/ and
> >> https://github.com/chmille4/Scribl.
> >> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 12:49 AM, Pjotr Prins <
> pjotr.public14 at thebird.nl>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I was wondering if anyone is interested in a Ruby/Python/Perl browser
> >> > take existing figures for biological results and working them on to
> >> > the web with some level of clickable interaction.
> >> >
> >> > If you have existing graphics in gnuplot or R, they could be
> >> > candidates.
> >> >
> >> > It could be a GSoC project.
> >> >
> >> > Pj.
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