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Learning #Spark from @OReillyMedia – Look no further for definitive guide to big data analytics with Apache Spark


The following book review is about the Early Release (Raw & Unedited) version of the book Learning Spark: Lightning-Fast Big Data Analytics from O’Reilly. I was reading the book in the mobi format on Kindle Paperwhite. It was a review copy from O’Reilly. tl;dr Read the book if you’re curious about Apache Spark and are […]

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Takeaway from AngularJS 101 – Everything you need to know to get started by Stéphane Bégaudeau

AngularJS 101 – Everything you need to know to get started by Stéphane Bégaudeau is another deck of slides about AngularJS I watched today. It’s to improve my understanding of how to use AngularJS in my current and future projects. It’s the front-end JavaScript framework for the project I’m in after all so to apply […]

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Takeaway from Advanced Tips & Tricks for using Angular JS by Simon Guest

I’m developing a web application with #AngularJS in a project, and since web development has never been of a great importance to me I’ve got a lot to learn. It was me to have picked AngularJS for the front-end, but right after I had chosen it, I found few other compelling web frameworks, like #React.

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Getting into Akka (and other Scala open source projects) by sbt

sbt once simple is Scala now (and simple, too?) Once I reached a certain level of confidence in my understanding of sbt, I’ve looked around for open source projects that use sbt as their build tool in order to get more insight on how much we could help each other. I’ve found quite a few […]

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Deploying Play Framework applications onto WebSphere Liberty Profile

For the past couple of days I’ve been looking into developing enterprise applications in Scala with WebSphere Liberty Profile as the runtime environment (aka application server). It’s worked fine so far as you can read in two articles of mine: Developing Java Servlets in Scala with Eclipse and WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Liberty Profile Scala […]

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Developing OSGi applications with Java EE 6 – Web Application Bundles in IBM WebSphere Application Server V8

If you’ve spared some time and want to spend it on improving your exposure into developing OSGi applications with Java EE 6 – Web Application Bundles in IBM WebSphere Application Server V8, I’d appreciate if you give the article of mine a try and let me know your findings. I’m soliciting feedback and would love […]

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Practical encounter with defprotocol in Clojure for JSONising MongoDB’s ObjectId

I’ve seen examples that make use of defprotocol in Clojure, but have never tried it out myself. Until now. I’m working on the librarian-clojure project which aims at offering a book manager in Clojure. It’s more for learning Clojure while developing something potentially useful. I managed to encourage Konrad Garus to join the project and […]

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How I learnt git pull requests

That was an amazing experience that ultimately turned into a git pull request into Midje – a test framework for Clojure. I’m working on a side project – librarian-clojure – which aims at providing a CRUD-like web application to manage books and when a colleague Konrad Garus cloned it to his own repo where he […]

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The WAS V8.5 Alpha Liberty Profile November 2011 refresh

The past two weeks I gave two presentations about Java EE 6 and a little bit about Enterprise OSGi with IBM Rational Application Developer V8 and IBM WebSphere Application Server V8. It occupied all my time and I could not continue my self-learning of IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition V7.2 in any way. I didn’t mind. […]

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OSGi Development with Eclipse IDE and JBoss AS 7

Inspired by Chasing a White Rabbit with JBoss Tools 3.3 M2 and Using OSGi in JBoss AS7 I thought I’d give them a try that eventually resulted in an article summing up my experiences – OSGi Development with Eclipse IDE and JBoss AS 7. “In this article I’m describing how to use Eclipse IDE 3.7 […]

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