Types, type classes, implicits, tagless-final, effects, and other things: Not everything in the world of functional programming is bleak and overly academic. A view on FP & scala concepts someone who loves to complain actually likes.
Reviewing 'Essential Scala' and 'Functional Programming Simplified', while explaining why Spark has nothing to do with Scala, and asking why learning Functional Programming is such a pain. A (maybe) productive rant (or an opinionated essay).
On how growing vegetables is more complicated than it looks, why bad soldering still works, on moving individual bits around, and what I learned about using technology where one probably does not need technology.
In Part 2 of our comparison of Python and go from a Data Engineering perspective, we'll finally take a look at Apache Beam and Google Dataflow and how the go SDK and the Python SDK differ, what drawbacks we're dealing with, how fast it is by running extensive benchmarks, and how feasible it is to make the switch