I don't have a ton of advice here, I imagine you could hack up Galaxy
to do it. If you a have a fixed workflow or fixed collections of
workflows and very clear vision of what the interface should be I
guess I would just create a web app and target the Galaxy API.

Two projects to checkout would be refinery - which is a webapp that
does a lot of stuff including driving Galaxy workflows. It is a bit
more stripped down than Galaxy and may emphasize what you want:

https://github.com/parklab/refinery-platform

A good example of actually modifying Galaxy to emphasize certain
workflows would be RNA Rocket (http://rnaseq.pathogenportal.org/).
Checkout out their paper here -
http://bioinformatics.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/02/02/bioinformatics.btv002.long.

-John


On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 4:37 PM, Piotr Grabowski <kajoc...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Galaxy-Devs,
>
> I am developing a tool for biologists, I managed to integrate it with Galaxy
> (it's a KNIME/R-based machine learning workflow).
> This tool doesn't require a lot of interaction from the user - just a list
> of IDs pasted-in and maybe 1-2 text entry fields - then it's just Execute.
>
> Even though the inner works of Galaxy are great and I got a grip of it, we
> believe that for our needs the workflow-based system with a tool and data
> list is a bit confusing for non-computational people who don't want to spend
> too much time on learning the interface (I know it's not complicated, but we
> know how people are...).
>
> So what we're aiming for is to put some sort of Google Search-like front, as
> simple as possible. Could anyone point me in the right direction, how to do
> it ? Or maybe anyone ever did something like this ? I could imagine that it
> should be easy, since we want to remove almost all elements, not write them
> from scratch.
>
> Any ideas ?
>
> Best,
> Piotr
>
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