• Diving into GitHub Data

    GitHub is a veritable treasure trove of information about all kinds of things related to open source, various technologies, software engineering practices, programming patterns, social interactions, and so much more. I’m really excited to be diving into this space. The first thing we are doing is sponsoring GHTorrent to run on Azure and integrate with Azure Data Lake

  • mcaffer.com moved to Jekyll

    Like so many others, I have moved my blog from WordPress on my hosting provider Dreamhost to be produced via Jekyll and hosted using GitHub Pages. I made the switch for simplicity and to mess around with current technologies. In this post I outline the steps I took and setup I use to create this blog itself. Over time I’ll likely update the blog to capture how each element of the blog works.