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From Josh Wills <jwi...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Crunch user guide
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 01:01:48 GMT
Closing the loop on this; I just published my holiday project, a new Crunch
user guide:

http://crunch.apache.org/user-guide.html

Feedback (and fixes!) gratefully received.

J


On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 7:30 PM, Som Satpathy <somsatpathy@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Josh!
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 3:48 PM, Josh Wills <jwills@cloudera.com> wrote:
>
>> Hey Som,
>>
>> Thanks for the great feedback; I am also an admirer of Cascading's user
>> guide and feel that having one for Crunch would be a great addition. My
>> reason for not writing one yet is largely selfish, i.e., I write and talk a
>> lot as part of my day job, and working on Crunch is how I relax.
>>
>> That said, the holiday season is upon us in the US, and so I have some
>> downtime to devote to writing docs. If anyone has any good brain hacks for
>> forcing oneself into writing, I would be grateful. :)
>>
>> Best,
>> Josh
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Som Satpathy <somsatpathy@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Josh/all,
>>>
>>> It's been a couple of months since my team started using Crunch for our
>>> mapreduce. It has been a great tool, simplifying may problems and
>>> increasing productivity. I personally found it quicker to pick up than
>>> cascading, which I think has a steeper learning curve. My main sources of
>>> learning crunch so far have been the javadocs, crunch user-list, crunch
>>> source code, crunch-examples and some online articles explaining how crunch
>>> works. One place where I found crunch lagging is the need for a user guide
>>> or how-to documentations, something on the lines of cascading user-guides,
>>> which I would say has been really useful for its user-base. Is such a
>>> user-guide coming up soon? That will be of great help for the crunch user
>>> community.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Som
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Director of Data Science
>> Cloudera <http://www.cloudera.com>
>> Twitter: @josh_wills <http://twitter.com/josh_wills>
>>
>
>


-- 
Director of Data Science
Cloudera <http://www.cloudera.com>
Twitter: @josh_wills <http://twitter.com/josh_wills>

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