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Raspberry Pi



10/23/2017

Here are some ideas of projects you can do with your Raspberry Pi.



Linux



6/25/2017

This post goes over basic Linux commands that every developer should be familiar with.



Python



12/6/2017

Here are 5 python practice questions for beginners.

12/7/2017

Here are 5 python practice questions focusing on functions and lists.

7/9/2017

This post serves as a great introduction to creating websites with Python and highlights some of the powerful features of the Flask framework.

3/20/2016

This post walks through the process of setting up a Twitter streaming program using a Python Library called Tweepy. I am streaming tweets about Cincinnati and collecting data like when and where they tweeted, the number of followers the user has, the text of the tweet, and then storing that data into a Sqlite database.

4/17/2016

This post shows a simple program I made for my mom to sync her music to her mp3 player using python and SQLite.

11/12/2018

This post shows how to add a git hook to automatically run your python tests before commiting.



Spark



7/9/2017

This post covers some basic tips when using the spark shell.



Tableau



7/3/2015

This is a quick post to show how you can integrate the Tableau Data reshaper Excel Add-In to VBA to automate some data cleansing.

7/13/2015

This post shows an easy method of scraping all of the links off of a website using Tableau and Regex.

8/17/2015

This post shows off an interactive dashboard I created using my Untappd data. The dashboard shows my single favorite beers, where my favorite breweries are by average rating, and some other stats.

8/18/2015

This post shows the process from start to finish of creating a dashboard of my Untappd data. This uses a lot of Tableau, including some custom functions to get things like star ratings.



Hive



6/18/2017

This post serves as a basic introduction to those getting started with Apache Hive.

6/18/2017

This post showcases some useful Hive commands that I use on a daily basis.



Training/Conference Reviews



7/12/2017

In this post, I give my thoughts about a Cloudera sponsored training course for Hadoop and Spark that I took.