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08
Jan

Optimizing Google’s Compression Algorithm Zopfli (Stage 2)

Test Building Post Notes: All tests and optimizations can be downloaded from my GitHub repo. github.com/marcobeltempo/zopfli/tree/optimization_tester To build the source code run the make command from the main directory Execute/compress file ./zopfli your_file_nameIn continuation of Stage 1 – Optimizing Google’s Compression...
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06
Jan

GNU Source Building | glibc | Part 2

Download – glibc-2.26.tar.xz Similar to my last post GNU Source Building | Wget | Part 1, I will be covering the popular GNU C library package. Glibc provides the user with an interface to the services provided by the kernel...
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06
Jan

GNU Source Building | Wget | Part 1

This post will be the first of two, discussing the ideas behind Free Software Foundation, as well as getting hands-on with a couple common GNU software packages you’ve probably used at some point in time. Brief History  GNU is an...
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05
Jan

Release 0.2 | Open Source and Self Development

Release 0.2 reflects how we have grown as developers throughout the semester. Instead of new software updates, it's new and improved skills as inspiring developers.
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29
Dec

Debugging Image Load Test Case

Our latest lesson was focused on the importance of effective source code reading. Projects can contain millions of lines of code. Imagine trying to find the right spot to fix a bug or add a new feature? In ordered to...
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27
Dec

Open-Source Reflection and Release 0.2 Goals

Being a student developer, I still have a lot to learn. But found it's also important to never stop learning. No matter how experienced you are. Engaging in the open-source community has exposed me to hands-on experiences with real-world applications....
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16
Dec

Optimizing Google’s Compression Algorithm Zopfli (Stage 1)

Zopfli is a compression algorithm library written in C designed with performance over speed. Zopfli will compress to deflate, gzip and zlib output format, but it won't decompress. Existing gzip or deflate libraries can decompress the data.
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