Ribbon is an interactive web visualization tool for viewing genomic alignments of short/long reads or assembled contigs to any reference genome.
Ribbon is available online at genomeribbon.com and can even read large bam files straight from your computer without a local install.
If you need to deploy Ribbon locally, here are the steps:
Clone this repository:
git clone https://github.com/marianattestad/ribbon
index.htmlin your browser
That is the entire installation process for Ribbon. Don't you love web applications?
To develop new features in Ribbon:
Install npm if you don't already have it.
Clone this repository and build it:
git clone https://github.com/marianattestad/ribbon cd ribbon npm install npm run build