Unaffordable Country In Apache Spark

Back in September last year, the Guardian published a fantastic visualisation looking at house price affordability in the United Kingdom. They took the Prices Paid data from the Land Registry and computed some descriptive statistics about it, such as the median and range. The raw data is easily available from data.gov.uk, and they provide monthly,…

Connecting Tableau to Web Data (part 1)

I am starting to use Tableau more at work and find it to be generally very good. We have a reasonably large code base built in C#. More and more we have been developing our in-house tools as Web apps within Asp.Net MVC and Asp.Net Web API. In general we use JSON for passing data…