A modular command-line interface for interacting with genome scaffolds defined in the scaffolder format.
* Unified command-line interface for interacting with genome scaffolds. * Modular framework for creating scaffolder command-line plugins. * Detect installed plugins and automatically make them available at the command-line.
Ruby and RubyGems are required to use scaffolder tools. Scaffolder tools is compatible with at least Ruby versions 1.8.7 and 1.9.2. The last stable version of the RubyGems package manager is recommended for installing scaffolder tools.
Scaffolder tools is installed on the command line using:
$ gem install scaffolder-tools
Modular plugins are also installed using RubyGems:
$ gem install PLUGIN
Command line usage can be found by running the following:
$ scaffolder help
A list of available tools can be found by running the following:
$ scaffolder list
A unix man page is available for each tool by typing:
$ scaffolder help COMMAND
Scaffolder was developed by Michael Barton (www.michaelbarton.me.uk). The website for scaffolder is at next.gs and a twitter feed for updates is available. There is a Google group for questions and comments. The source code is available on github. Bug reports and feature requests may also be made there.
Scaffolder © 2010 by Michael Barton. Scaffolder is licensed under the MIT license. Please see the LICENSE document for more information.