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Revision as of 16:31, 14 May 2013

This page contains information pertinent to employees of WormBase.

Project Management

Data Model and Data Development

Web Site Development Guidelines

Documents pertaining to WormBase 2.0

Help us maintain the site

The Web Application

  • Application overview - An overview of the web application, including MVC structure, request flow, caching, etc
  • Configuration -- Application and view configuration: formatting and standards
  • WormBase::API -- The WormBase data model, maintained external to the web application
  • View -- Templating system, commom template elements, javascript, and CSS
  • Model -- The web application model; thin, glued to the external Model
  • Controller -- Overview of controller files and actions

Information for third party developers



Software Platform

Hardware Platform

Software Life Cycle

Measuring Application Performance

Routine Administration Tasks

Monitoring and Crises Management

Frozen Releases

Source Code Repositories

We use the distributed source code management system Mercurial. Projects are hosted on BitBucket.

How-To create, check out, and manage our repositories

Developer Notes

Deprecated Documentation

The good word gone bad. Cruft. Lint. Maybe useful. Probably not.

Load balancing and Failover


  • HOWTO migrate a CGI - quick overview of how to migrate an existing CGI into a Model, Controller, and View. Sparse

Frozen Releases as Virtual Machines