Andrew C. Oliver

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Andrew C. Oliver is manager of technical enablement at Lucidworks, a provider of enterprise search solutions.

Benchmarks, analyst reports, and other pretenses

9 shell tips every developer should know

9 shell tips every developer should know

Every wizened Unix hacker will have his or her own special tool set for using the command line for dev-fu. Here are mine

The 10 tools every modern developer should use

The 10 tools every modern developer should use

No matter what language you use or platforms you support, there is a core set of tools everyone needs to have

A full-stack developer is full of something, alright

A full-stack developer is full of something, alright

Most applications we develop are stupidly simple, so almost anyone can do them. Too bad our dev tools don’t work that part of the stack well

Forgot about Mahout? It’s back, and worth your attention

Forgot about Mahout? It’s back, and worth your attention

Mahout is a vibrant machine learning project that is now riding Spark instead of MapReduce for the algorithmically inclined

Choose one: High productivity or code you can maintain

Choose one: High productivity or code you can maintain

No matter how you slice it, there's always a trade-off between speedy development and ultrareliable applications

The future of IoT can be seen in the PC

The future of IoT can be seen in the PC

IoT exhibits many of the same growing pains as the PC in its early days, with the greatest potential lurking in barely imagined future apps

AI, Amazon, Uber: 10 tech predictions for 2022

AI, Amazon, Uber: 10 tech predictions for 2022

In the next five years, half of the crazy new stuff you've heard about will arrive. The other half will have to wait

Data science could keep United out of more trouble

Data science could keep United out of more trouble

The right data analytics can sometimes prevent you from doing stupid things that alienate your customers

13 tips to foil cloud lock-in

13 tips to foil cloud lock-in

Public cloud vendors want your workloads forever. Here's how to create a viable exit strategy

H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

The way things are going, well-intentioned visa reforms will exacerbate offshoring while making most development too costly for most businesses

Coders, here's a JavaScript presentation tool you'll love

Coders, here's a JavaScript presentation tool you'll love

Attention all technical presenters: At last, a slideshow tool for you! With the open source library Remark.js, you build presentations fast using Markdown

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