Mailing list consolidation

December 15th, 2017 by

The OBF’s self-hosted mailman server is still struggling right now, so we are looking at migrating the active mailing lists […]

Call for Organization Admins for OBF’s 2014 Google Summer of Code participation

January 14th, 2014 by

Update: The deadline for responding has been extended to January 25. The 2014 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is coming […]

Introduction of OpenID logins for OBF wikis

March 17th, 2011 by

Due to a huge influx of spam across all OBF wikis, we are in the process of locking down new […]

OBF Redmine server now available

March 17th, 2011 by

The OBF now has a sparkly new Redmine instance running on Amazon EC2, thanks to efforts from Chris Dagdigian and Jason […]

Biopython 1.56 released

November 26th, 2010 by

The Biopython team is pleased to release Biopython 1.56, almost exactly three months after our last stable release (Biopython 1.55). […]

O|B|F Google Summer of Code Accepted Students

May 2nd, 2010 by

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 in Google Summer of Code

March 21st, 2010 by

O|B|F is in Google Summer of Code, student applications due to Google April 9, 2010.

Biopython 1.53 released

December 15th, 2009 by

We are pleased to announce the availability of Biopython 1.53, a new stable release of the Biopython library, three months […]

BioSQL v1.0.1 released

August 13th, 2008 by

This is a belated news entry announcing the release of BioSQL v1.0.1, available from the BioSQL downloads page.

For full details, see Hilmar’s official announcement on the BioSQL mailing list

BioSQL v1.0.0 released

March 6th, 2008 by

After a long wait and several earlier attempts, version 1.0.0 (code-named Tokyo, see below) of BioSQL has finally been released. […]

Slides of Bioperl-db / BioSQL talk at BOSC03

September 21st, 2003 by

I posted the slides for the Bioperl-db/BioSQL talk I gave at BOSC03. -hilmar

Server downtime announcement

August 30th, 2003 by

Hi Everyone, Apologies for the mass cross-posting but this email is about server and IP changes that will affect all […]

The Open Biological Database Access (OBDA) introduction for BioPerl

June 12th, 2003 by

Do you need to access sequences from multiple places? Would you like to easily retrieve your own local sequences from […]

BioSQL and Bioperl-db inching towards release

May 23rd, 2003 by

I got the Oracle version of the biosql schema fully migrated, at least as far as I can tell from here. I’m going to commit the new version some time today. There will also be a sql*plus migration script from pre-Singapore to the current version that supposedly keeps your data intact (be sure to read the disclaimer though).

PostgreSQL issues with bioperl-db

February 28th, 2003 by

Hilmar writes: Here’s the background. The current code in the bioperl-db adaptors to biosql run the connection with AutoCommit off, […]