We are happy to announce the first stable release of VarFish v1.2.0. This is the first stable “version 1” release and many features have been added since the last release.
A major change is in the now established versioning scheme that is loosley based on the versioning scheme also used by the Ceph storage system.
In general, we use
x.0.zare in-development versions with many releases per year.
x.1.zare release candidates.
x.2.zare stable releases with few releases over the year.
We plan to create one stable major release each year, in the month of April.
1.2.0 is the first of the stable versions.
This release will be supported for roughly 1.5 years so users have a grace period of 6 months after the release of the next major version.
We will create bug fix releases or smaller addition of features as
Each major version will be named after a starfish species. Version 1 is named “Athenea”.
1.2.0 has been released we will start to develop version
2.y.z and version 2 is named “Bollonaster”.
The development verions will be
As we prepare the next stable releae we will create release candidates
2.1.z in the beginning of 2023.
Finally, we plan to create a stable Bollonaster release
2.2.0 in April 2023.
Do you want to learn more?
- Visit our demo at https://varfish-demo.bihealth.org
- Visit our kiosc site which allows you to “bring your own data” at https://varfish-demo.bihealth.org
- VarFish can be easily installed using Docker Compose following our instructions
- Do you want to join our weekly developer or monthly VarFish user calls? Drop us a line to cubi[at]bih[dash]charite.de
Last modified: Apr 12, 2022