Author: onestop_data

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

Unix

How to Copy a Directory in Linux

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

Data AnalysisData visualization

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

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Here you will learn what is 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.

Bioinformatics

The Fastest Way to Read a FASTA in Python

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This tutorial teaches a fast approach on how to read sequences from large FASTA files in Python using Pysam.

Python

Easy way to sort a dictionary by key and value Python

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Do you know how to sort a dictionary by value in Python? This is one of those uncommon dictionary operations that sometimes you need to do …

Data AnalysisPython

Easy Outlier Detection in Python

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I believe you are here to learn to detect outliers in Python. You probably have read the book “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell – but here we …

Python

H5PY – A Python Package to Store Big Data Efficiently

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This tutorial shows how to use the v, a python package to store big data efficiently. It will mainly focus on creating and reading HDF5 files.

Bioinformatics

Multiple Sequence Alignment – Theory and Practice – Step-by-Step

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This blog post described Multiple Sequence Alignment (MSA) focusing on the theory and practice – Step-by-Step using MAFFT and Muscle.

Docker

Kubernetes vs Docker – Apples vs Oranges

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This blog posts compares Kubernetes vs Docker, and talks about the similarities and differences between the two platforms.

Bioinformatics

The Easiest Way to Download Genomic Data from NCBI SRA, MG-RAST, etc

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This tutorial will teach you how to download NGS data and metadata from repositories such as NCBI SRA, MG-RAST, Imicrobe, etc – very helpful to download …