Version 9 (modified by gaou, 10 years ago)

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by Kazuharu Arakawa and Hiroyuki Nakamura (G-language Project, Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University)

MOBY Client

Current BioMoby release for Perl ( http://biomoby.org/PerlReleases/) distributes Client and Server codes together, with several required external CPAN/non-CPAN modules.

Majority of the users would just want the client code, so we have put together a Client-only package, using Module::Install so that it automatically installs required CPAN modules upon make.

Edward has already uploaded the module to CPAN ( http://search.cpan.org/~ekawas/MOBY-Client-1.0/lib/MOBY/Client/Central.pm) so users can easily install MOBY-Client by the following command:

sudo cpan MOBY::Client::Central

Testing MOBY services

Out of 39 services that can be used with NCBI gi:

* 5 returned 404 NOT FOUND
* 10 returned mobyException (mostly java.lang.exception, or Perl errors)
* only 16 returned some sort of response.

MOBY objectTypes

* 584 in total
* 123 has services (rest are output data types)