This tiny post is to celebrate my first Bioconda release, the handy n50 utility, that as the name implies calculates N50 from either FASTA or FASTQ files. The main use I did of this script was to quickly feed the output in bash scripts like:
After praising the romantic structure of the Perl testers grid, last week I started using Travis CI:
Travis CI is a hosted continuous integration service used to build and test software projects hosted at GitHub.
When I was attending my high school lessons, learning some programming was not so common, yet a computer magazine shipped with a free version of Borland Delphi, free because outdated (was for Windows 3.1, and it was alread 1998).
There are handy command line PDF manipulation tools, and while in the past I used several times
pdftk (to cut and paste pages…), I noticed that its installation in macOS is not as easy as it is under Linux, so I gave a try to
qpdf, that worked perfectly.
This April I started using
Dist::Zilla aka Maximum overkill for CPAN Authors.
This February I’ll deliver a second edition of the Bash for Bioinformatics training, at the Quadram Institute.
This is only a test, trying this vim powered website that I can update from any shell basically. Nice to type like it’s 1995, but times have changed and we are currently easily backed by a GitHub repository with some benefits like versioning.