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WWW database servers on Mac OS X 10.6.x, part III: managing the web server - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 18, 2011

PROGRAMMING/BIOINFORMATICS: Part III of a outline guide to setting a Mac OS X machine up for a web server database using Mac OS X 10.6.x, MySQL and Perl. Originally intended as one long document, I have broken this into several parts. These instructions do not consider Mac OS X Server, which has a slightly … Read More

WWW database servers on Mac OS X 10.6.x, part II: installing the Perl modules - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 17, 2011

PROGRAMMING/BIOINFORMATICS: Part II of a outline guide to setting a Mac OS X machine up for a web server database using Mac OS X 10.6.x, MySQL and Perl. Originally intended as one long document, I have broken this into several parts to better suit my time. Part II focuses on installing the modules … Read More

WWW database servers on Mac OS X 10.6.x, part I: Installing MySQL - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 16, 2011

PROGRAMMING/BIOINFORMATICS: Part I of a outline guide to setting a Mac OS X machine up for a web server database using Mac OS X 10.6.x, MySQL and Perl. Originally intended as one long document, I have broken this into several parts to better suit my time. Part I focuses on installing the relational database, … Read More

Bioinformatics S.O.C., Not Exactly Rocket Science moves, pop science book writing - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 27, 2010

Ed Yong’s popular science blog, Not Exactly Rocket Science, has just moved to a new home at the Discover magazine blogs. Another newcomer there is Razib Khan’s Gene Expression, also formerly of scienceblogs.com. Do I perceive a perceived hierarchy of science blogs? Lone riders, smaller collectives (like sciblogs), scienceblogs.com, with the Discover … Read More

Reproducible research and computational biology - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jan 24, 2010

A concern raised, which I have some sympathies with, is how to make computational science reproducible. Modern science is largely grounded on the notion that findings can be repeated independently by others to verify them, or to extend them. In practice this can be easier said that done. You'd think that for computational sciences, like computational … Read More

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