European IT professional; experienced project manager and programmer with skills covering data science and DataOps with Python and R. I am interested in clean code and in software quality in general.

Literate Statistical Programming From The Command Line

eric | May 7, 2021, 4:19 p.m.

Literate statistical programming can be a useful way to put text, code, data, output all in one document. If you have a Linux desktop, and the distribution includes proper support for R, chances are y...

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Publishing To Rpubs From The Command Line

eric | May 6, 2021, 11:45 a.m.

Rpubs is a free service for the publication of Html-reports from R. Typically, the service is used to publish research. If you are working with R from the command line, there is a method for publishin...

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Adding An Editor For Your Django Admin

eric | Feb. 25, 2020, 5 p.m.

You can add editing functionality to the Django administration backend by adding an editor to all or to selected forms in the backend. Here is a couple of fast-track how-tos on how to set this up with...

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git-lfs - Git For Big Files

eric | Feb. 25, 2020, 4:08 p.m.

Git puts the upper file size limit at 100 MB. So what can you do if you have files bigger than that? Git Large File Storage (Git LFS) is an open-source extension to Git that allows you to work with la...

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Erlang 4: Types (or lack thereof)

eric | Feb. 25, 2020, 3:32 p.m.

Comments to the book "Learn You Some Erlang For Great Good" by Fred Hébert, Chapter 4 - Types (or lack thereof). Pattern matching is much easier to achieve in Erlang than in many other languages, ...

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ProjectTemplate for R - First Impressions

eric | Jan. 21, 2020, 6:10 p.m.

Order, Order, Order! If you have done any major R-project, you quickly get to the point where it is hard to keep everything ordered - your scripts, your data, your output, your tests... If you have...

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Erlang 3: Syntax in Functions

eric | Jan. 6, 2020, 8:45 p.m.

Comments to the book "Learn You Some Erlang For Great Good" by Fred Hébert, Chapter 3 - Syntax in Functions. Pattern matching is much easier to achieve in Erlang than in many other la...

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Two-Host XenServer Pool With Manual Fail-Over

eric | Nov. 3, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

A guide on how to install and operate a two-host XenServer pool with manual fail-over. This is the first part of a series of articles on a small-footprint XenServer setup with no single points of fail...

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Erlang 2: Modules

eric | July 1, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Comments to the book "Learn You Some Erlang For Great Good" by Fred Hébert, Chapter 2 - Modules. Understanding how modules work and how they should be organized. Learning goals: How to create a modu...

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Erlang 1: Starting Out

eric | May 1, 2019, 3:59 p.m.

Comments to the book "Learn You Some Erlang For Great Good" by Fred Hébert, Chapter 1 - Starting Out. Challenges: Remembering relevant shell commands and understanding immutability. I...

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XenServer Lab Setup: USB NIC

eric | March 6, 2019, 9:20 a.m.

I am trying to set up a small footprint XenServer lab environment that does not have any single point of failure. That means two hosts in a pool, two NICs on every host and SR (storage repository), mu...

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Experienced dev and PM. Data science, DataOps, Python and R. DevOps, Linux, clean code and agile. 10+ years working remotely. Polyglot. Startup experience.
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