Not All Stories Have a Happy Ending

True to form of my learning out loud blogging style, I have been publishing learnings on GraphQL in “near” real time. If you’ve followed along, you’ve watched me dive into lots of documentation, trying to pull out the parts that seemed important and…


GraphQL Functional Types and Graphene Implementation

Up to this point we have defined a number of items that go into a GraphQL schema, however we have not walked through the process of defining the schema itself. This week the focus was on understanding the functional types in GraphQL, which included…


Gradient Descent Concepts Further Defined

So you wanted a data science post? Well, here’s your data science post. :)

When I last posted about gradient descent, I compared it conceptually to dropping a marble in a steel bowl. The bowl itself is invisible, so you don’t know where the bottom…


But wait! There’s More!

In my last GraphQL post I tried to clearly define the three core types of a GraphQL schema types: object, scalar, and enum. …


An Honest Answer to an Honest (and Good) Question

An inquisitive reader sent me a private note asking about my last few blog posts. With permission, I am summarizing the question below:

I’m enjoying your GraphQL posts, but am a little confused. …


GraphQL Schemas and Core Types

Continuing on the GraphQL theme, I dove into the documentation to try to understand GraphQL schemas and types. I really, really hate to admit how long it took me to get my arms wrapped around the core concepts here. …


Deploying a Graphene Server on Google Cloud

Once I understood the purpose of GraphQL, my next step was to try to implement it. Given my familiarity with Python, I decided to deploy it via a Django web server and Graphene — a “code first” framework for GraphQL. …


Introduction and Overview of GraphQL

As research for one of my master’s program classes, I am exploring GraphQL. GraphQL is a next generation API interface designed to overcome the shortcomings of traditional RESTful APIs. To fully grasp the value of GraphQL then, one must first understand what traditional APIs do…


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Giving Structure to Unstructured Data

The vast majority of the machine learning most companies practice today is performed on tabular data — i.e. data that fits into nice columns and rows like a spreadsheet, where all the columns mean the same thing (follow a schema, whether it’s enforced programmatically or…

Jason Eden

Data Science, Big Data, & Cloud nerd with a focus on healthcare & a passion for making complex topics easier to understand. All thoughts are mine & mine alone.

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