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Dan Tenenbaum ♦♦ 8.2k
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Dan Tenenbaum ♦♦ 8.2k wrote:

Bioconductors:

We are pleased to announce Bioconductor 3.2, consisting of 1104
software packages, 257 experiment data packages, and 917
up-to-date annotation packages. 

There are 80 new software packages, and many updates and improvements
to existing packages; Bioconductor 3.2 is compatible with R 3.2,
and is supported on Linux, 32- and 64-bit Windows, and Mac OS X.  This
release includes an updated Bioconductor Amazon Machine Image
and Docker containers.

Visit http://bioconductor.org
for details and downloads.

Note: The Snow Leopard builds are a few days behind, because of some issues that we are working through. However, this new release should still be basically usable on Snow Leopard. Note also that this is the last version of Bioconductor to be supported on Snow Leopard. You should plan to migrate to Mavericks or newer before the next release (in the Spring of 2016).


Contents
--------

* Getting Started with Bioconductor 3.2
* New Software Packages
* NEWS from new and existing packages
* Packages removed from Bioconductor since the last release

Getting Started with Bioconductor 3.2
======================================

To update to or install Bioconductor 3.2:

1. Install R 3.2.  Bioconductor 3.2 has been designed expressly
for this version of R.

2. Follow the instructions at
http://bioconductor.org/install/ .

New Software Packages
=====================

There are 80 new packages in this release of Bioconductor.

For the descriptions of each of the new packages, see the full release announcement on the Bioconductor website.

NEWS from new and existing packages
===================================

Package maintainers can add NEWS files describing changes to their
packages since the last release. To see the latest package NEWS, read the full release announcement on the Bioconductor website.


Packages removed since the last release
=================================

No packages were removed in this release.

ADD COMMENTlink modified 2.2 years ago by JunLVI40 • written 2.2 years ago by Dan Tenenbaum ♦♦ 8.2k

I noticed in the chooseBioCmirror(), a new mirror '0-Bioconductor (World-wide)'.  Where are they located, more specifically does this include Latin America?

ADD REPLYlink written 2.2 years ago by houtan0

It is served using Amazon CloudFront meaning the content is pushed to a number of "edge locations" around the world, including São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

ADD REPLYlink written 2.2 years ago by Dan Tenenbaum ♦♦ 8.2k
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