Python

Top 6 New Features in Python 3.8

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This blog post will describe some of the top features added to Python 3.8. Are you one of those Python people like me that are resistant …

Python

Ridiculously Simple Tips for a Python Dictionary

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This tutorial teaches how to use the Python dictionary, and it will focus on dictionary get, append, update, sort, comprehension, etc. Moreover, it will convince you …

Bioinformatics

Get Read from a FASTA in One Line

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Unfortunately, getting a read from a FASTA file can be challenging for large files if you try to open it in text edit. Have you generated …

Bioinformatics

Easy Convert BAM to FASTA

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How many times have you wished to extract the sequences from a BAM file so you could convert the BAM to a FASTA file? This happened …

Bioinformatics

Reverse Complement one line script

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Finding the reverse complement for DNA is a pretty common task in bioinformatics. Below is a simple Python implementation on how the task can be accomplished. …

Github

Easy GitHub Repository Tagging

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Tagging a GitHub repository is pretty straightforward. Please see below how you can create the tag for the repo, push it to git, and delete eventually …

Python

A Quick Way to Compare Files

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Have you heard about filecmp and how to use it for a quick way to compare files in Python? Sometimes when writing a unit test in …

Bioinformatics

Simple Script for Shannon Entropy

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This tutorial presents a Python implementation of the Shannon Entropy algorithm to compute Entropy on a DNA/Protein sequence.

Github

Easy GitHub SSH Setup

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GitHub SSH setup is one of the things that you do once every time you get a new computer or gain access to a new server. …

Bioinformatics

Easy Conversion FASTQ to FASTA

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One of the most common tasks in bioinformatics data analysis is to convert a FASTQ file into FASTA. Unfortunately, some programs only accept input in FASTA …