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firehose_get v0.1.0 (alpha)


Retrieving TCGA data can often be difficult, but need not be, especially for public data.  To help simplify, we're currently alpha-testing the firehose_get retrieval script.  To join our alpha testers, simply download the zip file from here, perform these 2 steps from a Unix-compatible command line:

        unix%   unzip firehose_get.zip
        unix%  ./firehose_get 

and follow the instructions shown, which should look like this:  (note copyright and disclaimer statement below).

#===============================================================================
# The Broad Institute
# SOFTWARE COPYRIGHT NOTICE AGREEMENT
# This software and its documentation are copyright 2012 by the
# Broad Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All rights reserved.
#
# This software is supplied without any warranty or guaranteed support whatsoever.
# Neither the Broad Institute nor MIT can be responsible for its use, misuse, or
# functionality.
# 
# @author: Michael S. Noble
# @date:   April 2, 2012
#===============================================================================
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