RDPTools is a collection of command-line tools written by the RDP staff at Michigan State University and available at https://github.com/rdpstaff/RDPTools. Included are the well known RDP Classifier, Framebot for processing functional gene sequences and the gene targeted assembler Xander, as well as a variety of accesory utilities.
This document provides instructions for installing a Docker version of RDPTools on your computer. The steps are:
  1. 1.
    Install the Docker engine.
  2. 2.
    Create the RDP container.
  3. 3.
    Run a script to download and install auxillary third-party programs.