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BioBlocks:Programming protocols in biology made easier

 

The increased use of robotics and automation in experiments is rapidly developing field but coding the experiments can be a tedious and require expert programming knowledge. A recent publication “BioBlocks: Programming protocols in biology made easier” DOI describes a simple drag and drop web interface.

Here, we present a web-based visual development environment called BioBlocks for describing experimental protocols in biology. It is based on Google's Blockly and Scratch, and requires little or no experience in computer programming to automate the execution of experiments.

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The Software, Tutorials and Code available on the webpage http://www.lia.upm.es/index.php/software/Bioblocks.


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