Blog Archives

Introducing Awk

In this entry I’m going to explain the very basics of a little programming language called Awk. The primary reason why I’m advocating the use of Awk (and not for instance Perl or Python) is that Awk is absolutely great

Posted in Bioinformatics

Pipes, process substitution and why should a biologist ever care

This is the first entry in my series about how to keep DNA sequence processing as simple as possible. Each entry attempts to teach a useful Unix trick or two, focusing on relevance for biologists who might not have much

Posted in Bioinformatics