Tech - April 21, 2015

Ona at the Nairobi Functional Programming Meetup

 Okal Otieno and Roy Rutto from Ona were the featured presenters at the inaugural Nairobi Functional Programming meetup. The meetup was conceived by Okal and Roy to “discuss the core concepts of functional programming, why use it, and experiences using it.” The iHub UX Lab graciously hosted.  Okal started off by explaining how functional thinking can

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Tech - August 15, 2014

Pallet Multiuser Configuration

The last time we talked about Pallet we described using a pallet.clj file in concert with Leiningen to bring up remote servers, configure web applications, and deploy new version of web applications. We glossed over the details required for sharing deploys amongst a group of developers, i.e. allowing multiple developers to deploy to the same web server. These details were obviously

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Tech - May 05, 2014

Automated Infrastructure with Pallet and Clojure

At Ona we are rebuilding our data management platform. We are starting with a light weight front-end that will serve up content pulled from the REST API of our current application. We are aiming to have the back-end in Clojure, the front-end in ClojureScript, and the infrastructure in Clojure using Pallet. We are excited to have a single (and

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Tech - January 23, 2014

Nairobi Python - Litte known and/or useful Python features for fun & profit

Today Larry Weya gave a presentation at the Python Nairobi Meetup titled Little known and/or useful Python features for fun & profit. The slides are below:

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