Release Notes: Many bugfixes and enhancements were made, including support for parsing the latest NCBI BLAST text format changes, PAML 3.15 support, a Taxonomy (Bio::Species) overhaul, a Bio::Map overhaul, a Bio::SearchIO speedup, the introduction of a Build.PL installation system, and fixes for some memory leaks in Bio::Tree. This version requires Perl 5.6.1 or later.
Release Notes: This release includes several new modules and some code cleanup since the 1.4.0 branch. It is the initial code that will lead to the 1.6 stable branch release.
Release Notes: Over 3000 file changes have gone into this release since the 1.2 development tree was branched off from the main. Several new HOWTOs are available at http://bioperl.org/HOWTOs/. SimpleWebAnalysis, Trees, Feature Annotation, OBDA Access, and Flat Databases were added. This release is also paired with releases of bioperl-ext (C-extensions) and bioperl-run (Perl module wrappers around many common compbio applications).
Release Notes: The new features in this release include the beginnings of a HOWTO document for new users, Bio::Perl module extensions for easy functional usage of Bioperl, the start of Ontology support, improved SeqIO parsing speed and robustness when dealing with complete datasets, OMIM parsing and support for phenotypes, support for the new Entrez Web programmable resources, and improvements to Bio::SearchIO when parsing FASTA, WU-BLAST, and BLAST.
Release Notes: New objects for Bibliographic References, Phylogenetic Trees, Sequence Database Searches, and OBDA compliance, and major cleanup and feature completeness for functionality related to sequences.
No changes have been submitted for this release.