Deepak links out to a paper published in BMC Bioinformatics that discusses 'omics software being developed at the Institute for Systems Biology. Their approach is to build a new framework where the software architecture integrates many different types of data and allows for the reuse of tools. Some themes are distributed applications, interoperability, and extensibility. "The take home message is one that there is a place for deployment frameworks even in a research setting, and for using good, pragmatic software development practices," Deepak says at bbgm.
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