Category Archives: General

From 0 to 60 with Django on AWS

This is a story that grew in the telling. It’s also a story of firsts; my first time using Django, first time using AWS, first time using Nginx…like I said lots of firsts. So let me start at the beginning. … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Technical Interview

Recently Techcrunch published this article, On Secretly Terrible Engineers. I’ve been thinking about it and digesting it for several days because there are somethings in it I agree with, but a lot that I don’t and I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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Let’s Write a Macro

NB: This isn’t really aa tutorial on writing Clojure macros, it’s a description of a macro I wrote and how I went about it. If your looking for an introduction to writing Clojure macros there’s an excellent one at Clojure … Continue reading

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Clojam – A Clojure library for Google Code Jam

I put together this small library for doing Google Code Jam with Clojure and just uploaded it to Github in case anyone else might find it useful. Code Jam Code Jam is Google’s annual coding competition. It consists of a … Continue reading

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Hi there. Welcome to my blog. As you can see there isn’t much here yet, but I’m planning to post here fairly regularly so that should change quickly. My plan for this blog is to use it as a sort … Continue reading

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