Tim Van Wassenhove
Passionate geek, interested in Technology. Proud father of two
Looking back at 2016
Starting 2016 at Emergency Care was a game changer for me. On a personal level I have successfully changed my diet and l...
Parsing lines from Spark RDD
A typical Apache Spark application using RDD api starts as following: val lines = sc.textFile("/path/to/data") v...
Blog migrated to Jekyll
As many other people I have decided to leave Wordpress behind and move to Jekyll instead. Most posts have been migrated ...
Docker toolbox to the rescue
With the help of Docker Toolbox a lot of apps become easily available… By default volumes can only be mapped on f...
About maven dependency type 'bundle'
Earlier this week my build failed because maven was not able to resolve an (indirect) dependency on some package. It too...
Composing functions and leveraging scala.util.Try
Last couple of days I have been hacking around trying to find a cute way to express the intent of my code. Typically it ...
Using Gson to serialize Scala objects
gson is a pretty nice library that converts Java objects into JSON and back. When using this library from Scala things b...
Notes on running spark-notebook
These days Docker makes it extremely easy to get started with virtually any application you like. At first I was a bit s...
Scaffolding scala projects
These days the cool kids scaffold their projects with Yeoman. Obviously I could not stay behind, so here is my first generator for scala.
ConcurrencyCheck with EF/Devart on Oracle
Earlier this week I was wondering how I could easily achieve optimistic concurrency in a system using EF/Devart targetti...
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