Use the StackOverflow data dump in MongoDB

In Februrary, I went to the Twin Cities Hadoop User Group meetup too see Donald Miner speak. Donald used the session to go over some examples from his book MapReduce Design Patterns. The examples in the book are in Hadoop but are directly usable with other db’s that use MapReduce. I wanted to try out …

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Dependency injection is not a virtue in Objective-C

David Heinimeier Hansson recently chastised Rubyists for an increasing reliance on Dependency Injection. Here’s the article for those who haven’t seen it. tl;dr Dependency Injection is mostly unneeded in dynamic languages. Rubyists who use DI are Java wannabes. Now, I come from a strong statically typed background. I cut my teeth on C++ and most …

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