Contributors Guide

Feature requests & issues

GitHub is used to track fine-grained issues and is the preferred way to make bio.tools feature requests, content suggestions, EDAM term requests, and bug reports:

Note

GitHub is the primary means for technical coordination: collaborators are encouraged to browse tasks, review priorities, make comments and add new tasks.

Mailing list

Please use the appropriate mailing list:

  • registry for general discussions on bio.tools
  • registry-support for questions and help on bio.tools
  • edam for general discusion and help on EDAM
  • registry-announce or edam-announce for low-traffic announcements
  • registry-dev and edam-dev for technical discussion amongst developers

To send mail:

Hangouts

Coordination meetings are organised as required. The hangouts usually have an open agenda and respond to current critical needs. Technical representatives of ELIXIR-DK institutes routinely attend and everyone is very welcome: if you’d like to join mail Jon Ison.

Task management

High-level project management tasks concering bio.tools are managed in sifterapp (moderated by Jon Ison):

If you’d like a sifterapp account, please email Jon.

bio.tools benefits from the support of ELIXIR Nodes: collections of research institutes from a member country that provide the resources and services that are part of ELIXIR.