Ben Fradet's blog

spark-kafka-writer v0.2.0 released!

As a reminder, Spark Kafka writer is a project that lets you save your Spark RDDs and DStreams to Kafka seamlessly.

October 5, 2016 - Spark, Kafka, tutorial

spark-kafka-writer v0.1.0 released!

Spark Kafka writer is a little project that lets you save your Spark RDDs and DStreams to Kafka seamlessly.

August 28, 2016 - Spark, Kafka, tutorial

RiotSharp 2.1 released

A quick post to announce the the next iteration of RiotSharp, our C# wrapper for the Riot Games API. As usual, I will list the changes for this new version and what we are planning for the 2.2.

September 30, 2014 - RiotSharp, release

Using K-means for image compression

I recently used the K-means algorithm to cluster the colors I had in a picture to create a, what I think is, pretty cool profile picture. In this post, I will show you how I managed to do that.

September 19, 2014 - machine learning, tutorial, Octave

How to display a legend outside a R plot

If you still don’t use ggplot2 or, as I do, have to use the old and finicky plot() function, read on to discover a trick I use to display a legend outside the plotting area.

April 30, 2014 - how-to, R

I'm a data engineer at Snowplow analytics. I love snowboarding, Scala, and machine learning. I live in Waterford, Ireland.


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