A technical blog on Computer Science and Software Development topics by Tomás Pérez.

  1. dd command progress information

    The command dd is used to copy blocks of information from hard drives. Unfortunately it doesn't display information about the progress of the operation by default. For that there is a way to obtain the progress information just sending a signal USR1 to the process. As an example, if we…

    on linux, console, dd

  2. Minimizing javascript libraries

    The minification of static file bundles is an useful process to improve the performance of the client side of web applications. This process removes comments, blank spaces, EOL, tabs, etc. from the Javascript code. That way the size of the files downloaded by the browser is reduced, therefore load time…

    on javascript, web performance

  3. Developing mobile apps using Phonegap

    When writing applications that need to be run in different platforms, it looks more straightforward to focus all the efforts in a solution that can work in all of them. How to solve the problem of writing applications in multiplatform environments? The answer is surprisingly simple, what do all of…

    on javascript, android, phonegap, mobile