Building The Seq Language For Bioinformatics

Originally published at: https://www.pythonpodcast.com/seq-bioinformatics-language-episode-257/

Summary Bioinformatics is a complex and computationally demanding domain. The intuitive syntax of Python and extensive set of libraries make it a great language for bioinformatics projects, but it is hampered by the need for computational efficiency. Ariya Shajii created the Seq language to bridge the divide between the performance of languages like C and…