NEWS:

  • We have started a page with info about using python and PCfB on OSX 10.10 Yosemite.
  • We have started a page with info about using python and PCfB on OSX 10.9 Mavericks.
  • We have made available the Reference Tables from the Appendices! These handy tables can be used as a quick PDF reference guide (cheat sheets) for regular expressions, bash shell, python, and mysql commands.
  • Good news: you don't have to download the full XCode to get a compiler. Just sign up at the Apple Developer Page and scroll down to the Command Line Tools for your OS.
  • A review appeared in the Quarterly Review of Biology. Don't pay the $14 to download, but take our word for it: they liked the book ;^)
  • We got a very nice blog review. Some great quotes in there.
  • We got a nice little recommendation in Nature Reviews Genetics. (Look for reference 92.)
  • For instructors wishing to use figures from the book in their presentations, you can download a file containing all the figures by contacting Susan McGlew of Sinauer Associates.
  • Information about working with OSX Lion is posted here.
  • We were the subject of an insightful review in the journal Cell!
  • There was also a friendly notice in the Software Carpentry blog.