A Web Intent service to download files from the open-access HTTP directory of TCGA.
NOTE: Support for Web Intents was removed in Chrome 24, so this app will not work anymore. It is kept on the Chrome Web Store for historic reasons only. ----- TCGA.intent enables you to download files from the open-access HTTP directory of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) from within the browser—without using or maintaining a proxy server. TCGA.intent uses Web Intents, a service discovery and light-weight RPC mechanism for Web apps. All you have to do to use TCGA.intent in your Web app is to create an Intent that uses the following action–type combination: http://mathbiol.org/intents/tcga/download [text/uri-list] Code and documentation available on GitHub: https://github.com/agrueneberg/TCGA.intent