MovieLens is a research project that provides datasets of various sizes and attributes, containing movie ratings. These datasets are free to download and use for non-commercial purposes. They have done an awesome job putting this data together and a big thanks goes to them for making it available. I wanted to exercise my Clojure skills… Continue reading Denormalizing One million records with Clojure.
Check out my previous post about Redis. In this post I build a very simple example of using Redis with Clojure. I will be using a client library for Redis written in Clojure called redis-clojure. You could also use the java library, to see complete list of supported languages go to this link. So here… Continue reading Redis and Clojure
I did not find many examples of using dates with Clojure/JDBC, after some initial struggle I got an example working. So here it is, hopefully it helps someone. By the way this page is a good source if you are interested in Clojure/JDBC. Source File Test file The interesting parts are the find-by-date function in… Continue reading Clojure, JDBC and using Dates.
Yup this is yet another blog post that talks about setting up Clojure with Emacs, why another one ? well I think the Clojure world is changing so quickly that this setup process becomes easier every day, you may find this useful. Why Emacs ? There are many, many posts that you can find that… Continue reading Setup Clojure/Emacs (Yet another post)
I personally use TextMate on Mac and Vim on Linux.
I seem to be liking Clojure … Let me backup a bit, in the last couple of weeks I have been debating between picking up Scala or Clojure (don’t get me wrong Ruby is still my favorite). I always wanted to pick up a functional programming language so I dabbled a bit with Erlang and… Continue reading Loving Clojure
About my favorite languages, I actually have 2 favorite languages Ruby: for all scripting and making quick apps. Clojure: for development. Why Ruby is great The language was designed for programmer use, you can see that from the api which is totally intuitive. Lots of libraries, my favorite is Sinatra which lets you build quick and… Continue reading Favorite languages, why so great? and why not so much?
I am a emacs newbie, I have created this page to document *stuff* about emacs that will help other newbies like me. If you found this page useful please leave a note. My Emacs Cheat Sheet My init.el file M stands for Meta, this is the Alt Key. C stands for Control key. Install For… Continue reading My Emacs Page
If you are studying Clojure or for that matter Scala or any other functional programming language I highly recommend that you check out this presentation “Introduction to Microsoft F#” You can follow along and try out his examples in your own language, the talk is funny with a lots of information that could apply to… Continue reading Nice Presentation on F#