Developer documentation

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This page contains information pertinent to employees of WormBase.

Project Management

Web Site Documentation

Rearchitecture Design Stages

  1. Requirements analysis / Design Specifications
  2. Architecture Outline
  3. Prototyping
  4. Formal Development via established conventions
    1. Formal development strategy - An overview of the development process at WormBase
    2. Developer notes - Best practices, conventions, etc
    3. Coding standards
  5. Testing
  6. Deployment

Coding standards

Software platform

Hardware platform



Routine Administration Tasks

Load balancing and Failover

Monitoring and Crises Management

Frozen Releases

Frozen Releases as Virtual Machines


Developer Tools

All Hands Meeting Agendas and Notes

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

Deprecated Documentation

The good word gone bad. Cruft. Lint. Maybe useful but probably not.