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Most Dangerous Programming Errors, 15-11

· Posted in Programming
It's been a while, but I've been busy pwning n00bs at Modern Warfare 2 and Bad Company 2, and buying a car, so life has been pretty busy as of late. Have no fear though! I continue the look at the Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors with numbers 15 to 11. 15. Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions When you ASSUME things, you make an ASS out of U and ME. This is all about assumptions. You assume something will work, you assume …

Writing User Defined Functions For Pig

· Posted in Programming
If you are processing a bunch of data, grouping it, joining it, filtering it, then you should probably be using pig. So go download that, and get it all setup. You need: Java 1.6 (with JAVA_HOME setup) Hadoop (with HADOOP_HOME setup) pig (of course) Put all the relevant stuff in your PATH too. pig 101 So here's a simple pig script. This registers a jar file and defines a custom UDF(User Defined Function) for doing whatever. It happens to be a lo…

Code Bubbles

· Posted in Software
This is seriously cool, and makes me want to write Java code. I'd at least like to try it out. Read up on it at