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GenePattern Notebook Repository Downtime - Thursday, May 25, 2017

Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 04:51PM by The GenePattern Team

The GenePattern Notebook Repository will be down for maintenance on Thursday, May 25th 2017, from 6 pm to 8 pm EDT (3 pm to 5 pm PDT).

Affected server is:

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and invite you to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.


-The GenePattern Team

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Java applet visualizer launcher now available

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 12:46PM by Barbara Hill

In the previous blog post we announced that Java applet visualizers, such as PredictionResultsViewer, no longer function in any browser. This is still true, as browsers have not become more permissive in their security.

We have, however, released a beta version of a tool for launching the Java applets on your desktop.

Instructions for downloading and running the tool are available here:

Please feel free to contact us here or via GitHub with any questions or comments.

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Java applet based visualizers no longer function in any browser

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 12:47PM by Barbara Hill


This post serves as a final update to all previous FAQs and blog posts regarding the state of Java applet visualizers in any browser.

As of March 2017, all browers have ceased support for the plugins that are needed to run a Java applet visualizer (such as MultiplotStudio) in a browser.

See this article for more information:

We are very much aware that being able to visualize your data is a big part of why you use GenePattern. To that end, we are working to rewrite our existing Java applet visualizers in JavaScript. See below for details.

We do, however, offer an app which provides a workaround, allowing you to launch the Java applet visualizers on your desktop. Please read our blog post here for more information.

As of March 2017 we have released the following in JavaScript:

*IGV.js -...

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