BioJava 5.0.0 was released on the 23rd of March 2018. This represents a major milestone that brings more consolidation and […]
The OBF’s self-hosted mailman server is still struggling right now, so we are looking at migrating the active mailing lists […]
BioJava is organizing a design competition to come up with a new logo. Anybody can participate: The logo should look […]
Last year’s Google Summer of Code 2014 was very productive for the OBF with six students working on Bio* and related bioinformatics projects. We applied to be part of GSoC 2015, but unfortunately this year were not accepted.
Update: The deadline for responding has been extended to January 25. The 2014 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is coming […]
BioJava 3.0.4 has been released and is available from http://www.biojava.org/wiki/BioJava:Download as well as from the BioJava maven repository at http://www.biojava.org/download/maven/ […]
Google announced today the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code!
Due to a huge influx of spam across all OBF wikis, we are in the process of locking down new […]
The OBF now has a sparkly new Redmine instance running on Amazon EC2, thanks to efforts from Chris Dagdigian and Jason […]
I’m pleased to announce the acceptance of OBF’s 2010 Google Summer of Code students, listed in alphabetical order with their […]
O|B|F is in Google Summer of Code, student applications due to Google April 9, 2010.
I’m delighted to announce an open access publication in Nucleic Acids Research describing the FASTQ file format based on the […]
Highlights of this release include:
– Packed storage of sequence data in memory
– Better support for the OBDA database access standards
– Improvements to the parsers for output from tools like
blast and fasta.
– Many enhancements to the FeatureFilter system.