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BioMart Ruby API

Daz Oakley of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has released a Ruby library/API for BioMart. Daz says "It's quite basic for the moment and only does single dataset queries, but it will be quite easy to build upon the base from here."

The source is available from GitHub, and the documentation is at

The Ruby API is the latest addition to a growing list of third party software that supports BioMart. This list includes Galaxy, Bioclipse, biomaRt-BioConductor, Cytoscape, Taverna, and WebLab

Dave Clements
GMOD Help Desk

Posted to the GMOD News on 2009/09/08