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Bioinformatics Frameworks Part 2: BioConda and BioContainers

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One of the biggest changes within the field of bioinformatics is the rise of the framework. Frameworks are the professionalization of analysis pipelines, constructed with software development and data science in mind. With this series of blogs I will discuss a few that have crossed my path, and try to explain the essence of their design philosophy. In part two, I will focus on BioConda and BioContainers: the hassle-free application management.

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Bioinformatics Frameworks Part 1: Bash and Make

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One of the biggest changes within the field of bioinformatics is the rise of the framework. Frameworks are the professionalization of analysis pipelines, constructed with software development and data science in mind. With this series of blogs I will discuss a few that have crossed my path, and try to explain the essence of their design philosophy. It will not be a straight forward choice to pick the framework that suits your workflow best, but I hope these posts will help. Part 1 discusses the precursors of frameworks: Bash and Make.

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