In bioinformatics FASTA format is a text-based file format to store and present nucleotide/peptide sequences. Used as preferred method for communicating sequences between projects, this format also allows for sequence names and comments to be included in header section.

While the format was originated from William Pearson’s FASTA software package, in recent years, it has become one of the key file formats used in Bioinformatics. Due to the nature of projects, in many cases, to store information from FASTA file into a RDBMS, it is handy to convert *.fasta into *.csv format.

For my projects, while searching the net I found a number of solutions suggested by research community around the world. Here I am providing a collection  together with my own solution.

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Comparison of Profession: Web World

I have been developing websites and forks for CMSs for quite some time now. May not be the busiest bee but, surely among the bee. In my early days in web-world, a frequent question I faced “Are you a developer or designer?”. Barely I knew the answer back then, with time I realised my weakness towards development. Since then I always wanted to know the real difference in lifestyle of these two species (which I could not portray since I was never 100% devoted). So, when today, I find the info-graphic by Shane Snow of, I feel to share. Below is the analysis you may find funny/interesting/crazy/un-necessary. Continue reading “Comparison of Profession: Web World”