[Bioc-devel] Google hangout on Wed December 10th for new package authors

Michael Lawrence lawrence.michael at gene.com
Fri Dec 5 18:06:12 CET 2014

How exactly do we "tune in" to this hangout? Is there some sort of URL?

On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 3:08 PM, Marc Carlson <mcarlson at fredhutch.org> wrote:

> Hello new package authors,
> Based on the number of new software packages being submitted to the
> project it seems that Bioconductor is more popular than ever.  Last release
> we added a hundred and ten new packages (a new record).
> A lot of the popularity of this project is because Bioconductor packages
> have to live up to certain minimal standards (Nature Genetics thinks so
> too, e.g., http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v46/n1/full/ng.2869.html).
> For example every Bioconductor package is expected to:
> 1) provide complete documentation so that new users will know how to use
> them
> 2) contain working examples that are run when the package is checked by
> the build system so that failure can be detected early.
> 3) cooperate with related packages within the project so as to facilitate
> code reuse and support reproducible research.
> We hope you will agree that having such package guidelines is a big win
> for the whole community.
> To help *you* contribute to Bioconductor, we are going to have a Google
> hangout (on air) to allow you to tune in, listen to some tips from
> Bioconductor package reviewers and then open up the forum for questions.
> Webinar Invitation: Contributing your package to Bioconductor: guidelines
> and overview
> Date: December 10, 2014
> Time: 8:00 AM PST /11:00 AM  EST
> Please 'tune in' December 10th at 8AM PST for a Google Hangout to discuss
> new package contributions.  And learn how to maximize the value of your
> package contribution to the Bioconductor community.
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