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First Post of the Fall, Part 1: Data Commons

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Background: a bit about the Data Commons

It has been a productive but busy summer at the Lab for Data Intensive Biology.

As part of my job, I am supporting a lot of websites and infrastructure for the Data Commons Pilot Phase Consortium (DCPPC), which wrapped up Phase 1 this month.

The Data Commons is a large-scale effort to establish a community-driven set of standards for interoperability for biological data and computation, a massive effort and a broad mandate that has the potential to enable breakthrough research that is currently impossible because data and computations cannot inter-operate between the data …



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Current Projects

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A list of various ongoing projects:

The Git College of Surgery:

Python + APIs:

  • building an API that calls APIs so you can API while you API (a webhook that calls a hook - see captain hook)
  • testing APIs with Python + requests (currently top secret, coming soon.)

Python + Command line:

  • command line utilities with python …


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