GSoC Mid-point Review

The GSoC project is now at the midpoint. Reviews are due this week, for both the students and the mentors. Its been quite the learning experience so far. The project plan changed at the very beginning, as I was expecting to have to do a lot more by hand. However, my mentors introduced me to Dist Zilla and all the amazing plugins this option offers. This means the Read Me, Build/Make files and some test files are written all in one step. I’m very glad to have learned this way of doing things, otherwise I don’t think I’d be as far along on the project as I am. Comparing my progress to the original timeline, I’m right on track.

The following distributions are outlined to be extracted:

Bio-Root:
Extracted
bioperl-live is tested and working with this extracted

Bio-Das:
Extracted
bioperl-live is tested and working with this extracted

Bio-Event:
Extracted
bioperl-live is tested and working with this extracted

Bio-Range:
Extracted
bioperl-live still needs to be tested

As far as the original project outline, only Bio-Coordinate and Bio-Factory are left to be extracted. Hopefully I can get more done than this with the time left in the project. Either way, the reorganization is off to a great start and will be easy for others to pick up and continue.

2 Comments

  1. Chris Fields

    Great progress!

  2. Chris Fields

    Forgot to ask, but is the extracted version of bioperl-live in a branch, or is it only local? Might be a good idea to have this somewhere for others to test against.

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