Visualizing Analytics Languages With VennEuler.jl

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It often doesn't take much to get me off track, and on a holiday weekend...well, I was just begging for a fun way to shirk. Enter Harlan Harris: someone redo this area-prop'l Venn w/ my Julia pkg! http://t.co/Mh8rXZbRgY http://t.co/RDWNQHTw3S … [Continue reading]

String Interpolation for Fun and Profit

In a previous post, I showed how I frequently use Julia as a 'glue' language to connect multiple systems in a complicated data pipeline. For this blog post, I will show two more examples where I use Julia for general programming, rather than for … [Continue reading]

Maybe I Don’t Really Know R After All

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Lately, I've been feeling that I'm spreading myself too thin in terms of programming languages. At work, I spend most of my time in Hive/SQL, with the occasional Python for my smaller data. I really prefer Julia, but I'm alone at work on that one. … [Continue reading]