[Preview] QIIME 2 2023.12 development changelog

:exclamation: Important :exclamation:

The following is an early developer preview of the changes expected in 2023.12

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, we’ll copy this changelog and create a new post in the Announcements category.

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QIIME 2 2023.12 Project on Github

:bangbang: Important Announcements :bangbang:

Here are the highlights of the release:

  • placeholder: adding new primitive type for new n-jobs/n-threads parameters in next release

  • placeholder: making an interface change in q2-vsearch's merge-pairs action to allow unmerged reads to be output in next release

  • q2cli

    • @Oddant1 Added the qiime tools cache import command that allows data to be imported directly into an artifact in the cache on the cli :luggage:
  • q2-cutadapt

    • vaamb Exposed the --p-cut option on the demux-single and demux-paired commands to support libraries with poly-N tails :dna:
    • vaamb Added support for anchored adapters to the demux-single and demux-paired commands for higher confidence and faster demultiplexing :running_man: