[Preview] QIIME 2 2019.10 development changelog

:exclamation: Important :exclamation:

The following is an early developer preview of the changes expected in 2019.10 This post is a live-document which will be updated throughout our development cycle. Any links will in this topic will be broken until the release is officially published. When we are ready for release, weโ€™ll copy this changelog and create a new post in the Announcements category.

Important Developer Information

Dates (please keep an :eye: on this post, these :calendar: might change):

  • PRs must be submitted by: October 18, 2019
  • PRs must be merged by: October 25, 2019
  • Repo Freeze and Package Building: October 29, 2019
  • Release Day: October 30, 2019

Developer Project Board: https://github.com/orgs/qiime2/projects/17

Hereโ€™s the highlights of the release:

  • QIIME 2 Framework

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  • docs

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  • q2cli

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  • q2-plugin

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  • q2-feature-classifier

    • @Oddant1 exposed new n_jobs and batch_size parameters in the extract_reads method allowing for parallelization of the method.
  • q2-gneiss

    • @Oddant1 Exposed new ignore_missing_samples parameter in the gradient_clustering method that defaults to False and determines whether the method should continue as normal or raise an exception when samples not present in the metadata are present in the table.

Happy QIIME-ing! :sun_with_face: