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BioSymbols

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Description

BioSymbols defines the primitive types for nucleic acids and amino acids that are used for many other packages in the BioJulia software ecosystem.

Installation

BioSymbols is bundled into BioSequences and so you may not need to install this package explicitly.

BioSymbols is made available to install through BioJulia's package registry.

Julia by default only watches the "General" package registry, so before you start, you should add the BioJulia package registry.

Start a julia terminal, hit the ] key to enter pkg mode (you should see the prompt change from julia> to pkg>), then enter the following command:

registry add https://github.com/BioJulia/BioJuliaRegistry.git

After you've added the registry, you can install BioSymbols from the julia REPL. Press ] to enter pkg mode again, and enter the following:

add BioSymbols

If you are interested in the cutting edge of the development, please check out the master branch to try new features before release.

Testing

BioSymbols is tested against Julia 1.X on Linux, OS X, and Windows.

Contributing

We appreciate contributions from users including reporting bugs, fixing issues, improving performance and adding new features.

Take a look at the contributing files detailed contributor and maintainer guidelines, and code of conduct.

Financial contributions

We also welcome financial contributions in full transparency on our open collective. Anyone can file an expense. If the expense makes sense for the development of the community, it will be "merged" in the ledger of our open collective by the core contributors and the person who filed the expense will be reimbursed.

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