[Biopython-dev] How do I get started developing the Biopython library ?

João Rodrigues j.p.g.l.m.rodrigues at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 23:31:08 UTC 2016

Hi there,

Thanks for the interest! You can start by looking at the issues in the
GitHub tracker - https://github.com/biopython/biopython - and trying to fix
some of them. That's I'd say the best way you can get involved and learn
about the library.



2016-01-23 19:12 GMT-08:00 Charles Stockman <chuck.stockman at yahoo.com>:

> Hello
> I want to get into open source development
> I have been a programmer for over 10 years primarily using Java, but I
> wish to branch out into other languages.  Also, I am starting to rekindle
> my interest in biology.
> My problem is the following: How do I get started with project.  What
> would be some good bugs for me to start fixing?  After fixing some bugs and
> learning my way around
> the library what would be other opportunities ?
> What I have done was
>         Downloaded the Biopython Library and ran the basic tests ( only
> included numpy ).
>         Search the mailing , but did not find many emails about getting
> started or development
>         Looked at the Active Projects Page in the blog and the page was
> last dated in 2014.  I was not sure if the projects were still valid.
>         Attempted a google search.
> Thank you for your help
> Charles Stockman
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