The primary goal of the project is to upgrade Afra's annotation editing code, to provide it performance upgrade. Afra's annotation editor is built using JBrowse and WebApollo, is completely browser based. Afra is unique in the way it addresses the challenges of biocuration. The community needs this kind of tool to grow. This goal will be achieved in following steps
- Extensive automated test for the annotation editing facility
- Determine change we made to the codebase of JBrowse/Apollo in Afra. Based on which we will implement new features for the performance upgrade.