Software Engineering Blog

Oct. 30, 2016

Hello World!

Welcome to our blog, welcome to our world. We are a team of software engineers, infrastructure specialists and bioinformaticians building infrastructures and tools used by cancer researchers around the world.

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Oct. 28, 2016

Another cloud in the sky: Azure in a Unix shop

A guide for Unix shops on how to setup the Azure Storage Emulator running on your team's Openstack cloud.

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Oct. 26, 2016

Openstack and Ceph used in large scale cancer research

George was at the OpenStack summit and presented the Cancer Genome Collaboratory infrastructure during a BrownBag talk.

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Sep. 27, 2016

Simple is Good: A Look at Vue and mobx+react

Presentation given by Chang during an OICR Software Engineering Club meeting.

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May. 27, 2016

Extreme Streams: The What, How and Why of Observables

Observables are great for building UIs and RxJS is an amazing implementation of them. Despite the library's awesome power, it’s relatively underutilized mostly due to it being “hard”. This talk gives a high level overview of "what" observables are, "how" you use them, and "why" they are useful, through a basic implementation and a real world example (searching reddit for cute animals).

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