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Software Developer Kit

Software Developer Kit

Developing for our platform and our store

By nature, all software in our platform is fully customizable through plugins, whether they are CLC Workbench or CLC Server products.

Our platform gives you all the necessary software infrastructure on the client side as well as on the server side to make your work as easy as possible. For example, when you deploy a plugin on your enterprise server, the algorithmic functionality of your work is automatically available on your network in the form of a web service.

If you need help with your plugin developments or integrations, we are willing to help you with technical support for a favorable fee. We can also help you with your specific developments through our Consulting Department.

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Distribution

Drive a commercial bioinformatics software business with the CLC Store

With thousands of CLC software installations around the world, it is possible to target a wide audience of potential customers for your bioinformatics software. By making a plugin for CLC Workbench or CLC Server, and having it in our CLC Store all our customers have immediate access to trial-versions of your software.

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Global distribution of plugins

If you would like your high-quality plugin to be distributed globally, you can pass it on to CLC Developer Connection for quality review and for subsequent release in our CLC Store and on www.clcbio.com. Your plugin will then be available directly from any CLC Workbench around the world, including protection of the intellectual rights on your work. As a company we can also help you with product launch and marketing around your releases on CLC platforms.
This is an excellent opportunity to make your research available to a wide number of users.

The plugins may be distributed free of charge, or they may be distributed commercially. The type of distribution and the price of commercially distributed plugins is decided jointly by you and us.

Bioinformatics as a Service

Focus your work on the most essential part of your business

Drive a BaaS (Bioinformatics as a Service) business with CLC Enterprise Platform and CLC Store. Our Enterprise Platform is a SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) driven solution, thus it is the perfect solution for serving as a bioinformatics backbone for your commercial services (BaaS – Bioinformatics as a Service).

As a commercial bioinformatics service provider, you can concentrate your work on the most essential part of your business, namely the science behind the services.

CLC Genomics Server contains impressive bioinformatics services, that you can incorporate into your own services on API level.

 

CLC Enterprise Platform gives you all the necessary IT-infrastructure to give the world access to your professional services, as for example management of customer’s data and a SOA architecture, that will enable your services in a wide area of contexts.

With thousands of CLC software installations around the world, it is possible to target a wide audience of potential customers for your bioinformatics services.
By making a front-end plugin for CLC Workbench available in our CLC Store, all our customers have immediate access to your services with a modern and user-friendly graphical user-interface.

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Integration

Integrate 3rd party systems or services

Integrate 3rd party systems or services — either your own or public — into your current CLC software installation

As a professional software company, we know that our solutions are not the center of your software systems universe. Therefore a common use case is to benefit from our customizations capabilities to make connections and integrations to existing and future 3rd party software systems.

This could for example be LIMS (Laboratory Informations Management System) or external databases, either in-house or as a service similar to NCBI Genbank. With SDK’s for all our solutions, whether they are large or small, there are virtually no limits to which systems you can make integration points to.

Furthermore it is also possible to incorporate services from our Enterprise Platform into existing workflows or routines due to the SOA driven nature of our platform.

We can also be the driver of your customizations based on contract, and furthermore it is also possible to invoke integrations in collaboration with us. Read more about our consulting solutions.

Our SDKs are always a part of our solutions, and with the documentation of CLC Developer Connection, you are ready to start customizing our solutions to fit your needs.

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Customization

Benefit from strong features

Develop your own production-plugins for your CLC software installation and make these tools available to all users in your organization

Our software platform is designed to fill in the gap between bioinformaticians and users, as biomedical experts or biologist.

By building your in-house bioinformatics tools on CLC Workbench or CLC Server, you will benefit of all the framework from our solutions.

Thus, you only have to focus on your core competence, namely the design of strong bioinformatic functions and services. With an in-house CLC solution as your platform, you will immediately benefit from strong features from nice and user friendly user-interface to automatic publishing of your tools to your LAN or the internet.

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Developer Connection

Documentation

The plugin mechanism makes CLC workbenches a very powerful tool, enabling you to create any kind of add-on for database communication or advanced bioinformatics. And with CLC Developer Kit, much of the work is already done for you.

Our Software Developer Kit describes how to create add-ons (or plugins) for our workbench product line, and should provide you with all necessary tools.

At CLC Developer Connection we have included a section on how to get started, a discussion forum and a documentation section.


Sign up for free at CLC Developer Connection

CLC Developer Kit is free of charge. Sign up at http://connection.clcdeveloper.com/ and get access to:

  • Documentation
  • Tutorials
  • Example Plugins
  • Discussion Forum
  • And more…