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Modular and universal bioinformatics
Bionode.io is a community that aims at building highly reusable tools and code for bioinformatics by leveraging the Node.JS ecosystem and community.
Genomic data is flooding the web, and we need tools that can scale to analyse it in realtime and fast to:
Short term - what we're working on now
Medium term - what we're working on next!
Longer term items - working on this soon!
bionode-watermill uses ES2015 features (assignment destructuring, arrow functions) and was written at the time Node 6 was to be LTS soon. ES2016 (ES7) only adds
I'm of the opinion its not worth rewriting existing modules (instead this time could be used for documenting and testing these modules), but that new modules should use the syntax features made available by the latest (or soon to be) long term support release of Node. Node 8 will be the next supported LTS in October. Of particular note is Node 8's enhanced promise support and being able to