Software Engineering Blog

We are OICR's passionate team of software engineers, infrastructure specialists and bioinformaticians building tools to empower researchers in their endeavours to elucidate cancer. This blog allows us to share information about or cutting-edge technology, groundbreaking tools and upcoming events.
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Jul. 19, 2017

A Detailed Example of Writing CSV Files using Different CSV Processing Libraries

A Detailed Example of Writing CSV Files using Different CSV Processing Libraries

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Jul. 13, 2017

It's the Little Things...

It's often the little things in life, and in coding, that trip us up.

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Jul. 4, 2017

Understand velocity and forecast with JIRA Agile

Agile is at the heart of project management methodologies within our software engineering team. While trying our best to follow the Agile principles, we frequently adjust tools, workflows, methodologies in an effort to deliver better software, more efficiently. Understanding the team’s velocity in this evolving context is key to assess remaining effort and guesstimate completion dates.

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Jun. 27, 2017

The Major Keys of SSH: Using Jump Servers and Port Forwarding

An introduction and tutorial for key based authentication, jump servers, and port forwarding.

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Jun. 21, 2017

Tea Chat with a Business Analyst (BA)

What does a business analyst in the cancer genomics and bioinformatics world do?

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