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

Sonali Arora sarora at fredhutch.org
Wed Dec 10 18:56:12 CET 2014

Thanks for joining us today for the Webinar!
For those who missed it today, a video recording is now available at :

Thanks and Regards,

On 12/9/2014 11:49 AM, Sonali Arora wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Please be reminded that we are inviting you to join a webinar 
> tomorrow(Dec 10th, 2014) at 8:00AM PST.
> You can "tune in" at: http://youtu.be/QfqaK_BHebU
> Please feel free to chat and ask questions, they will be collectively 
> answered at the end of a short presentation.
> A recording of this google hangout will later be  made available on 
> the Bioconductor's youTube channel.
> See you on air !
> Sonali.
> On 12/5/2014 9:06 AM, Michael Lawrence wrote:
>> 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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