LOVD 3.0 - Developer information

LOVD 3.0 is a rewrite of LOVD 2.0, while parts of the code we kept since after review it was considered high quality enough. Also the datamodel has been restructured completely and it was greatly improved.

The LOVD3 source code is hosted at GitHub.

LOVD 3.0 development team

Developed with PhpStorm - a smart IDE for PHP development with HTML, CSS & JavaScript support Ivo Fokkema is leading the LOVD 3.0 development.
Since February 2016, Mark Kroon has joined the team and he is working on various improvements throughout LOVD.
David Baux is working on getting more advanced graphs in LOVD.
From January 2012 to June 2012, Peikuan Cong was working on improving the analysis of whole-genome data using LOVD.
From December 2010 to August 2012, Ivar Lugtenburg was working full-time on the LOVD 3.0 development, mainly on the data submission and data editing.
From November 2011 to April 2012, we had Jerry Hoogenboom on board with us, who implemented the NGS data import for LOVD 3.0.
From November 2014 to February 2016, Daan Asscheman has been working on various improvements throughout LOVD, as well as improving the documentation.

LOVD is released under the open source GPL license. If you wish to participate in the development of LOVD, please contact us.
To get into contact with us, please use our contact form.

Last modified 2017/07/06 16:25:21 CEST

When using or discussing LOVD please refer to:
Fokkema IF, Taschner PE, Schaafsma GC, Celli J, Laros JF, den Dunnen JT (2011). LOVD v.2.0: the next generation in gene variant databases. Hum Mutat. 2011 May;32(5):557-63.

A recommended system of the Human Variome Project LOVD has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme
(FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement nº 200754 - the GEN2PHEN project.
©2004-2017 Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Ivo F.A.C. Fokkema BSc., Prof. Johan T. den Dunnen PhD