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About dfspspirit

PhD student in bioinformatics, interested in photography, level design, digital image manipulation, architecture and, of course, bioinformatics.

Lettuce tests with Python: make lettuce print to stdout

The lettuce BDD framework swallows the output of your steps if they try to print to stdout, so you will never see the output of the print in a step like this:   @step(‘Cell number (\d+) should (read|contain) “([^”]*)”‘) def … Continue reading

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WordPress mini theme published: customization of twentyseventeen theme for text links in footer menu

I really like the new WordPress default theme called twentyseventeen. I just needed some small customizations for creating professional websites in Germany. As you may have heard, lots of things are regulated in Germany, and you may want to have … Continue reading

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Node.js package published

In my new job I am doing front-end coding with React.js, and every Javascript programmer needs to have some package published at npmjs.com I guess. 😉 So here is my first package: js-object-util It is inspired by the Immutable API … Continue reading

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Fun with processing.js

I started checking out various visualization tools for the web during the last few months. A project which I found very interesting is processing.js. This is a JS port of the processing language, an easy-to-use language to write visualizations or … Continue reading

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Architecture visualization in the Quake 3 engine

I was recently given a bunch of 2D plans of a large building. They were floor plans for the 5 stories, plotted on paper. I’m pretty good at imagining the 3D object from 2D plans, but in this case, I … Continue reading

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Talk on Hodgkin lymphoma cell graphs at ISMB 2016

It’s been a while since I went to the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) 2016 conference, but I thought I’d still share a few impressions.   The conference was held at a Disney Resort Hotel near Orlando, FL. Great … Continue reading

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Back from Indonesia

I recently submitted my PhD thesis and then went on a 3 week trip to Sulawesi, Indonesia. We visited Makassar, Rantepao, Tentena, Ampana, the Togean Islands, and Palu. You can find my travel blog with a description of the trip … Continue reading

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