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  • Commented on Lacuna Expanse Goes Open Source
    Excellent. Thanks, JT....
  • Posted [UPDATED] Beginning Perl For Bioinformatics to ubu

    One of my favorite tweeps asked for some up-to-date resources to help her teach Perl to her university's Biology students. "Biology students?", you ask. Yes! If you've mostly used Perl for Web development and systems support, you might be surprised to learn that Perl is huge in the…

  • Commented on [UPDATED] Beginning Perl For Bioinformatics
    Wow, people still use German? Who knew? ;-> I'm kidding, of course. Thanks for the link....
  • Commented on [UPDATED] Beginning Perl For Bioinformatics
    Fair enough, but, consider the audience: these are people who, while smart, know absolutely nothing about programming. It's more important, then, to offer introductions that address problems that they are already familiar with so they have at least some conceptual...
  • Commented on The First Test I Always Write
    There are a couple of reasons to do that sort of very low-level testing. First, debugging is a process of elimination. If something isn't working as expected, you factor out the things that it couldn't be as a way of...
  • Commented on The First Test I Always Write
    Ooo! I Hadn't seen CompileTests before. I should really check for new dzil plugins more often. :-)...
  • Posted The First Test I Always Write to ubu

    Nothing fancy, I just find myself copying this test into t/ directory of every new project so I thought others might find it useful, too.

    Basically, it just runs Test::More's use_ok(…

  • Commented on 2011 Perl QA Hackathon - Day 2
    Lots of thoughts on this (mostly in the "yep, that's something people often think they want at a certain very early stage of development but never ends up being what they actually want once the rubber starts hitting the road"...
  • Posted Unscrewing The Pooch to ubu
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    As many of you may already know, a group of us got together a couple of years ago to fo…

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