Author Archives: Robert Buels

About Robert Buels

JBrowse Lead Developer

JBrowse 1.15.0 release – CRAM support, CSI indexes, and on the desktop!

JBrowse 1.15.0 has been released! This is a really big one. At long last, JBrowse can open and view CRAM v2 and v3 files just like BAM. In fact, viewing CRAM files can sometimes be even faster than viewing BAM … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.14.2 maintenance release

JBrowse 1.14.2 has been released! Files for download JBrowse-1.14.2.zip – 2.8M file SHA1 77c28aa4e00b93b1f1e72c5071aee77e7eaa7baa JBrowse-1.14.2-dev.zip – 7.5M file SHA1 63b8e0bd8f3ae1f67e6a2e88ce514507a2e756d9 Minor improvements Added a datasetSelectorWidth configuration key that sets the width of the dataset selector. The width defaults to 15em. Example setting … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.14.1 maintenance release

JBrowse 1.14.1 has been released! Files for download JBrowse-1.14.1.zip – 2.8M file SHA1 f41c89826db00afc4b78a37a255aa6b43c3df986 JBrowse-1.14.1-dev.zip – 7.5M file SHA1 5a2e119c08790eb81dc6ae2ac8cf7483093ac9e5 Minor improvements JBrowse now supports .idx indexes for VCFs that are generated by igvtools or GATK. Currently only VCF files can be … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.14.0 release – iframe-less embedding, BigBed support

JBrowse 1.14.0 has been released! This release includes two major improvements, the first being that it’s no longer strictly necessary to run JBrowse inside an <iframe> when embedding it in another site or webpage. Big thanks to Lacey Sanderson for … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.13.1 maintenance release

JBrowse 1.13.1 has been released! Files for download JBrowse-1.13.1.zip – 2.7M file SHA1 a22df76b7e970af9c7c6bda36ebdc4181344dbfd JBrowse-1.13.1-dev.zip – 6.4M file SHA1 686d04a3e0a07c70b62b8cd3ebe0741853971b03 Minor improvements Gene, ProcessedTranscript, and Segments glyphs can now render third-level subfeatures (such as stop_codon_read_through features) as simple boxes that draw on … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.13.0 release – now with webpack!

I’m pleased to announce that JBrowse 1.13.0 has been released! There are actually not a huge number of new features in this release, but there has been a significant change in the way JBrowse is built behind the scenes, and … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.12.5 maintenance release

JBrowse 1.12.5 has been released! Files for download JBrowse-1.12.5.zip – 5.7M file SHA19c98ff3939459253011fc3f1922a4de7fd48feda JBrowse-1.12.5-dev.zip – 30M file SHA1 97ab15f5ad5f3d29b2789e8cff077bf3a9684b86 Minor improvements Safari versions 10 and 11 will now see buttons for downloading feature FASTA sequences, as well as other sequences. These were … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.12.4 maintenance release

JBrowse 1.12.4 has been released, with a great many improvements and bugfixes! Apologies for the long delay since the last release. One highlight of this release is that we have fixed a severe incompatibility that prevented many of the JBrowse … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.11.3 maintenance release

JBrowse 1.11.3 has been released, with quite a few improvements and bugfixes, including a new coloring scheme for BAM alignment tracks (Alignments2 tracks), a fix for some annoying bugs with the feature arrowheads, and some nice new configuration variables for … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.11.2 maintenance release

JBrowse 1.11.2 has been released, with some new controls to adjust the size of quantitative tracks (thanks to Evan Briones at University of Arizona!), added support for the new text-based tracks.conf files to generate-names.pl, and quite a few other small … Continue reading

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