9 Jul 2006 titus   » (Journeyer)

I've been travelling, and now I'm under the gun for some books and my thesis, so who knows whether or not I'll be able to blog much anytime soon. Nonetheless, here's a brief update on various things.


If you're interested in trying out the code coverage tool I've been working on, you can download 'figleaf' at my projects page.

It works well, and it can output to HTML.

Hopefully I'll get a chance to work on it more next week...


scotch, the recording HTTP proxy tool I've been working on, is proving to be useful for debugging twill problems. Here is a recipe for figuring out what is different between Web requests executed by twill and Web requests executed by your browser, using scotch.

The future of astrophysics

For those of you with Science magazine subscriptions, there was an interesting article on Hans Bethe and the future of astrophysics in a recent issue. It mentions my dad.

cis-Regulatory Bioinformatics

Two weeks ago, I went to the Woods Hole Embryology course (which I attended last summer) and TAed a section on gene regulatory networks and sea urchin development. I gave a lecture on finding and analyzing cis-regulatory regions computationally; as part of the lecture, I wrote up a guide to computational cis-regulatory analysis. It's intended for biologists, but it might be useful to bioinformaticians, too.


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