Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ubuntu OS

Different versions of Ubuntu. Installing Ubuntu from USB drive. Testing first to see whether hardware works before fully installing. I like the Cinnamon desktop environment. I upgraded Ubuntu 13.04. Graphics troubleshooting procedure:  

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Python Dictionary Objects

Dictionaries stored as hashtables vs. linear searching keys. THis kinda fits into your discussion of why linear searching is slow.

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The first step is admitting you have a problem. I’m addicted:  

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Focus on writing good, clear descriptive “Read Me” files.

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Programming Ideas

Ideas for Python coding: – put sequences in fasta format – parses sequences from fasta format – reverse translate amino acid sequence – search fasta file with EST for ORF – search ncbi and pull fasta files for taxonomic groups … Continue reading

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