Logging in PySpark

Logging while writing pyspark applications is a common issue. I’ve come across many questions on Stack overflow where beginner Spark programmers are worried that they have tried logging using some means and it didn’t work. This short post will help you configure your pyspark applications with log4j. Know that this is only one of the many…

The Monster known as VIM

In March 2017, Stack Overflow published an article that during weekdays, there are about 80 people per hour who struggle to exit out from the editor, and that’s just Stack Overflow’s traffic. VIM can be real daunting and unfriendly to the beginner. It mysteriously does things right when you start typing in it. Unless you…