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O|B|F Codefests

Since 2010, people from the O|B|F project communities have organized or co-organized short 2-3 day events focused on collaborative coding, documentation, and better interoperation between O|B|F and other bioinformatics open-source projects.

O|B|F-run hackathons

  • 2002 hackathon pictures.
    • Sponsored by O'Reilly and Electric Genetics
    • This gathering worked on the BioSQL and OBDA standards.
  • 2003 hackathon pictures.
    • Sponsored by Apple Asia
    • This gathering focused more on BioSQL and OBDA as well as several supporting projects from the different toolkits.

Other hackathons involving O|B|F projects

  • 2006 NESCent Phyloinformatics Hackathon
    • Dec 11-15, 2006, in Durham, North Carolina. Sponsored by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent).
  • 2008 BioHackathon
    • Feb 11-15, 2008, in Tokyo, Japan. Sponsored by the Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS) and the Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC).
  • 2009 BioHackathon
    • Mar 16-20, 2009, in Tokyo and Okinawa, Japan. Sponsored by the Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS) and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST).
  • 2010 BioHackathon
    • Feb 8-12, 2010, in Tokyo, Japan. Sponsored by the Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS) and the Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC).