Nathan Fisher in Melbourne, Australia

Nathan Fisher, Systems Engineer at maxymiser.com

JunctionBox.ca is the personal blog of Nathan Fisher, a senior systems engineer at maxymiser.com. The Archive contains my musings on development, DevOps and IT related articles. The Resource section is a dumping ground for links to interesting tools, OS's, and tips I've found on the web. About Nathan is a short overview of me, myself and I...as if a blog wasn't self-indulgent enough! Oh and while I'd hope this is self evident any views expressed here are mine and not those of my employer.

Clojure/Bitbucket Pipelines

Bitbucket Pipelines is out and in Beta. I recently received an account but with so many distractions I didn't have an opportunity to dig into the offering until recently. Bitbucket Pipelines only supports a handful of languages directly but I'll show you how to quickly get Leiningen building your project using the Clojure Docker image.

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Clojure Testing

Clojure start-up time can be expensive especially when using ClojureScript. This article is a quick post to aggregate what I use to improve the testing feedback cycle in Clojure.

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Uniquely Identify Me

I recently revisited the landscape for autonomous and uncoordinated identity generation. I came across a couple of criticisms on the use of UUID's and I wanted to explore and validate those criticisms.

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Go(ing) to the Clouds

AWS is one of the top cloud providers. Amazon CloudFormation makes it easier to manage an entire environment and Golang is an efficient language to develop that tooling in. Combining the two and you have an efficient tool to manage an environments life-cycle.

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R Simple Data Analysis

R is a great tool for statistical analysis. It particularly comes in handy when you want to load and normalise data as illustrated here.

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