Category Archives: Development

State of the Browser, 2016

It’s been a while since we posted on here*, and while the JBrowse-o-sphere has not been silent (there’s been plenty of chatter on the gmod-ajax mailing list and the GitHub issues tracker, for example) we think it’s high time for … Continue reading

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JBrowse 1.10.12 maintenance release (please upgrade!)

JBrowse 1.10.12 has been released, and we are asking all users of JBrowse 1.10.7 1.10.10 and higher to please upgrade to this release as soon as possible. The story behind this is a bit embarassing: I discovered today that JBrowse releases … Continue reading

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About JBrowse version numbers

Just so everybody’s on the same page, I thought I should point out that from 1.2.0 onward, JBrowse version numbers follow a predictable scheme that encodes a bit of information about what is contained in a release. JBrowse version numbers … Continue reading

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@rbuels and JBrowse at the Semantic Web BioHackathon 2012

I had the great honor of being invited to the BioHackathon 2012, held this past week in Toyama, Japan and funded by Japan’s National Bioscience Database Center (NBDC) and Database Center for Life Science (DBCLS).  It’s been an exhausting week … Continue reading

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JBrowse in Google Summer of Code 2012

Great news!  JBrowse has been accepted to Google Summer of Code 2012 under the Genome Informatics umbrella organization.  Many thanks to Reactome’s Robin Haw for shepherding the Genome Informatics organization through the application process! Are you a college undergraduate interested … Continue reading

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New JBrowse Lead Developer

We’re pleased to report that Robert Buels has joined the JBrowse team as lead developer, effective January 10, 2012. Continue reading

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JBrowse is hiring!

The lead developer on the JBrowse team is moving on to pastures new: Mitch Skinner has accepted an offer to work at an exciting new medical genomics startup (which will, for the moment, remain nameless, but keep an eye out … Continue reading

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Touch the genome

Thanks to some great work by Juan Aguilar, JBrowse now runs on the iPad. Working with Lincoln Stein, Juan hooked up JBrowse to the iOS JavaScript touch/gesture callbacks. The result is very cool indeed. Click here to see it in … Continue reading

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