SIGHT is a code generator set to create a user-defined system of web robots, realising arbitrary workflow. It generates Web robots that can be based on Stalker algorithm, html structure, etc. This task frequent in bioinformatics.
Version: 2.1.1Motivation: Bioinformatical tools on remote servers can be used more effectively by creating a group of specialized internet robots. A universal package, including specialized code generators and reusable library significantly facilitates this task.
License: Free To Try
Operating System: Windows
Results: We created and tested the java-based package Sight, including code generator set and library.
The code generators assist in creating new web robots that simulate filling of web forms and that analyse the received response. Sight builds the entire application without programming, realizing requested data flow diagram. The generated web robots can also work as parts of the user-written program.
The library provides date-sensitive databases of the previously received responses and strategies of connecting the remote server. Integration of the locally installed executables is not much different from the integration of the web services. Also, Sight provides interfacing with the Weka classifiers system.
The most recent release Sight 2.1.0 has much more developed system of code generators.
These generators produce complete, working java classes that can be without problems integrated into your own applications. It can also create the complete applications for integrated analysis realising tree-like data flow.
Platforms: Tested under Linux (Mandrake 9.0 and Phat 4.0) and Windows (2000 Pro and NT 4.0 sp5).