Recent Posts

Update Atom.xml

This morning I updated my atom.xml to include a summary and a few more details that were missing from it.

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Staticman Comments

As of now this blog finally has comments, courtesy of Staticman!

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Republishing Medium Articles

Browsing through search engine results I was reminded of 2 posts from my old blog that I also published on Medium, so I decided to re-publish them here where they belong.

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Writing Spark Native Functions

Recently Matthew Powers released a short blog post on creating Spark native functions that I found interesting. Previously I had read a post by Simeon Simeonov about the same topic but had not internalised the concepts presented.

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My Criticisms of Macs

Since starting my current job I have been using a Macbook (15 inch 2018 model) as my daily work machine. Previously I made use of an Ubuntu Dell XPS in my last job and before that a Windows 7 Dell Latitude (I think) which I also often used a Linux VM on.

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