James Dunkerley
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James Dunkerley

I am a Technical Architect at Scott Logic, based in London. I have many years of using C# within financial services. My current interests are in data analytics and visualisation, particularly using Tableau and Alteryx. I also enjoying learning about new big data technologies and machine learning.

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It's the end of the #AdventofCode for 2020. I take a look back over the final 6 puzzles and sees how much was possible in BaseA Alteryx. How close did I get to solving all 50 stars in BaseA!
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19 days in, the end of the third week of the #AdventofCode. The challenges have got harder and some have taken a little more than just BaseA Alteryx functionality but am still going strong. Here's my look back at solving the puzzles over the last 7 days.
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As week 2 comes to a close on the Advent of Code, a look back at how the puzzles have been solved using BaseA by the community and me. The challenge has definitely increased this week!
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It's the end of week one in the Advent of Code and, as has become a little bit of an annual tradition, I and other's from the Alteryx community are trying to solve with the base tools. In this post, I look back over the first 5 puzzles and how I (and others) have solved them.
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In this post, we work through building up a cubic spline from first principles first in Python, and then converting the Python code into an Alteryx macro
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In this post, we look at creating a brute-force search approach to solve Matt Parker's Coin Puzzle using some binary manipulation within Alteryx
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In this webinar, James maps out a set of well-defined and understood steps on an organisation's cloud journey, to help you plan your onward route towards cloud maturity.
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In this webinar, James provides a balanced and clear-eyed view of the pros and cons of migrating to the cloud in relation to four key factors - agility, cost, security, and vendor lock-in.
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A very quick experiment into setting up a new development environment in GitHub and Visual Studio Online for creating Python-based AWS Lambdas
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A walkthrough of setting up a WebPack 2 based build process for creating an Electron application in TypeScript, including configuring a build in Visual Studio Team Services.
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My first thoughts and impressions of version 11 of Alteryx.
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Recreating the data used for the Guardian's Unaffordable Country visualisation in Apache Spark.
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My highlights from attending the Alteryx Inspire Europe conference, hosted in London.