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JSON extraction wizadry with JQ

I’m currently playing around with elasticsearch, building a pipeline to ingest and modify millions of documents. While I’m still in the early, experimental stages I am tweaking my code then running my indexing script, only to find, a million documents...

Python List Trickery

List comprehensions were the point at which Ruby lost a little of it’s shine for me and I started to think that maybe the future belonged to Python.

Follow the Tail

My command line skills are limited to the terms I learned while working my way through the excellent Command-Line Murder Mystery challenge.