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About the new BSD license and its difference with other BSD licenses

As a non restrictive open source license, the “new BSD license” is a commonly used license accross the Node.js community. However, this is only one of the BSD license available along the original “BSD license” and the “Simplified BSD License” or “FreeBSD License”. It may seems confusing as to how you must choose your license [...]

By |2017-11-21T20:16:35+00:00July 8th, 2013|Categories: Data Governance|0 Comments

Oracle and Hive, how data are published?

In the past few days, I've published 3 related articles: a first one covering the option to integrate Oracle and Hadoop, a second one explaining how to install and use the Oracle SQL Connector with HDFS and a third one explaining how to install and use the Oracle SQL Connector with Hive. Those last two [...]

By |2018-06-05T22:37:17+00:00July 6th, 2013|Categories: Big Data|0 Comments

Tutorial for creating and publishing a new Node.js module

In this tutorial, I provide complete instructions for creating a new Node.js module, writing the code in coffee-script, publishing it on GitHub, sharing it with other Node.js fellows through NPM, testing it with Mocha, Should and JsCoverage and integrating it to travis. Because of its simplicity, this module could also be used as a scaffolding [...]

By |2018-06-05T22:37:18+00:00July 4th, 2013|Categories: Node.js|0 Comments

Composants for CDH and HDP

I was interested to compare the different components distributed by Cloudera and HortonWorks. This also gives us an idea of the versions packaged by the two distributions. At the time of this writting, April 2013, I am comparing the Cloudera distribution 4.2.0 and the Hortonwork Data Plaftorm 2.0.0. CDH 4.2.0 bigtop-jsvc 1.0.10-cdh4.2.0 bigtop-tomcat 6.0.35-cdh4.2.0 datafu [...]

By |2017-11-21T20:17:08+00:00July 2nd, 2013|Categories: Big Data|0 Comments

Traverser des arrays en mode asynchronisé dans Node.js avec Each

Les librairies en Node.js permettant de gérer et simplifier les appels asynchrones sont légions. Voici le genre de librairies que chacun écrit pour lui et éventuellement publie. Elles ont pour but de réduire les codes spaghetti constitué d’imbrication de callbacks. Je ne fais pas exception. Après un an et demi d’usage intensif, je pense qu’il [...]

By |2017-11-21T20:17:17+00:00July 29th, 2012|Categories: Node.js|0 Comments

Node CSV version 0.2.1

After the announcement of the version 0.2.0 of the Node.js CSV parser at the begining of october, we are releasing today a new version 0.2.1. This is mostly a bug fix release with enhanced documentation. However it does introduce a few interesting functionalities as well. The parser documentation has been updated to reflect this new [...]

By |2017-11-21T20:17:53+00:00July 24th, 2012|Categories: Node.js|0 Comments

Node CSV version 0.1 and future developments

The Node CSV parser has just reach version 0.1 which close the 0.0.x releases. Started almost 2 years ago, the project has received a tremendous amount of participation in the form of bug reports, pull request and emails. It is used by a large population of the NodeJs community and could now be considered as [...]

By |2018-06-05T22:37:20+00:00July 21st, 2012|Categories: Node.js|0 Comments

Convert .flac music files to .mp3 on osx

As an osx user for years now, one should know by then that iTunes doesn’t support the flac format. We are now in 2012, I’ve been waiting for this to happens since years know. Loosing patience, dark time for Apple. In the meantine, for the record, here a how to convert flac files into an [...]

By |2017-11-21T20:18:13+00:00July 20th, 2012|Categories: Hack|0 Comments