Nathan Fisher in Melbourne, Australia

Nathan Fisher, Systems Engineer at is the personal blog of Nathan Fisher, a senior systems engineer at 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 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.

Joys of Java Logging

I like to minimise my dependencies. Sadly the java.util.logging library is rather sparse on documentation when it comes to Uberjars. Read on for how I tamed this particular beast (more of a rabbit than a big cat).

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ARC Analysis using Pandas

I've been intrigued about the idea of an Atlantic crossing by sailboat since I've lived in London. I used to race on friends boats back in Toronto for a number of years and I rather miss it in London.

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One REPL to Rule Them All

A typical clojure invocation will gobble up close to 500MB. If you're running a ClojureScript project that'll be 1G for figwheel and a Clojure nREPL. I think I've found an improved workflow that reduces that memory pressure.

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Reagent Presentational and Container Components

In this article I cover off how I've adapted the React/Redux Presentational and Container Component pattern to ClojureScript using Reagent and Re-Frame.

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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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