Author: onestop_data

Data Scientist who loves to share some knowledge on the field.

Bioinformatics

Fast FASTA/FASTQ Random Subsampling

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This short tutorial teaches how to subsample a paired FASTQ, single FASTQ, pair FASTA, or single FASTA file to a specific number of reads. This can …

Data visualization

Heatmap Plotting in Python – The Simplest Way

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This short tutorial teaches how to use Python seaborn, which relies on matplotlib to plot a heatmap the most straightforward way.

Bioinformatics

Easy NCBI Genome Download

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NCBI genome download can be a very unpleasant job. This page shows how to use NCBI-genome-download to download NCBI genomes with a single command line easily.

Unix

Find All Files Containing a Specific Text on Linux or macOS

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This short tutorial teaches you how to find all files containing a specific text on Linux or macOS using either the command find or grep. 1. …

Bioinformatics

Fast Conversion of Lowercase Sequences to Uppercase in FASTA Format

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This tutorial teaches two approaches to convert lowercase to uppercase sequences in FASTA format. In bioinformatics, a FASTA with lowercase bases implies that regions are low …

Unix

The Easiest Way on How to Decompress Using gzip

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This short tutorial teaches you the easiest way how to decompress a file using gzip — uncompressing a gz file will never be a problem again.

Unix

How to Copy a Directory in Linux

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This short tutorial teaches the easiest way How to Copy a Directory in Linux – more explicitly using the command line.

Unix

Easy: Getting the Size of Directories and Subdirectories in Linux

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This quick blog post demonstrates how to get the size of all directories within a directory or a specific directory in Linux – Unix. It also …

Data AnalysisData visualization

The Easiest way to Plot a Histogram in Python – Step-by-Step

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Here you will learn the easiest way to plot a histogram in Python. We make use of the seaborn library to create the distribution.

Bioinformatics

Quick Sequencing Depth and Coverage Check

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This tutorial teaches how to run a quick sequencing depth and coverage check for one or more reference sequences.