The next major RDKit version — v2020.03 — should be released next week. …


I really enjoyed reading this article in Nature about uses of Slack in science. I think Slack is an awesome tool and have found it really useful as an additional tool for the RDKit community to use to stay in touch. It’s really nice to have a real-time(ish) communications channel…


Note: as usual, I’m looking for feedback on this document. Please get in touch if you have thoughts, tips, or concerns.

Background

Over the years that the RDKit has been around, I have placed a strong emphasis on maintaining backwards compatibility. Things have been added to the API, but not much…


Note: This document has been cooking for a while and I’ve circulated it to smaller groups in a couple of different forms; it’s time to get it out there and start moving.

The topic is reasonably technical, but there is an important practical implication: the change discussed here will break…


Obligatory apologetic beginning: it’s been too long since I wrote one of these.

The first RDKit UGM, around five years ago in London, had a number of interesting and important outputs. One of the most important ones for me was a change in the frequency of RDKit releases. During one…


In addition to doing standard support/maintenance contracts for the RDKit, I believe that T5 Informatics could also generate revenue by helping people make effective (or more effective) use of the RDKit. We have a strong motivation to create happy, productive RDKit users. In order to do this we will offer…


One of the the ways that I think T5 Informatics is going to generate revenue is by offering support contracts for the RDKit. I say “I think” because that’s still just a hypothesis. This post is part of starting to test that hypothesis.

Support for the RDKit is currently provided…

Greg Landrum

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