Archive for January, 2024

How to create a new Kafka Connect connector

Sunday, January 28th, 2024

I’m helping with a hackathon this week to get developers to create their first Kafka Connect connectors. To help get them going, I’ll be starting the day with a quick crash course.

I’ve created a simple skeleton connector project, and I’ll be walking through how they can use that to skip the boilerplate stuff and jump straight into trying out their ideas for new connectors.


“Local projects” in Machine Learning for Kids

Friday, January 19th, 2024

I added support for “local projects” (storing projects on your own computer) to Machine Learning for Kids this week. In this post, I want to give a little background.