Owen on Software

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Hello Clojure. Hello Cursive.

14 November 2016   Clojure

So about a year ago I wrote this post about Clojure and IDEs. Unfortunately, I hadn’t realised there was a free non-commercial license available for Cursive, an IntelliJ plugin for Clojure. It’s time to set the record straight.

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Hello Clojure. Adiós IDE.

12 October 2015   Clojure

Getting a development environment setup for Clojure is not easy. I thought I’d follow-up my previous Clojure post and discuss my attempt to find a solid Clojure editor setup.

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blah hmm Is Apache Spark as significant as the big data vendors are making out? Or is it just all marketing and brand? What is all the fuss about?

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The Pyramid of Doom

14 September 2015   Soapbox All-Wrong

No, this isn’t the next instalment in the ‘Indian Jones’ movie franchise! In this post, I want to look at how org charts embody much of the fundamental problems with the way we think about companies and software development.

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