Ricard Torres

Hi there! πŸ‘‹

Based in Barcelona. Writing code for living.

Principal Frontend Software Engineer at Cognizant Netcentric. On my free time I teach Haidong Gumdo (Korean martial art of the sword), shoot street photography, travel, and play rock 'n roll on my guitar.

Fountain pen aficionado, fan of the Boston Red Sox, and privacy advocate.

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Latest posts

  • Improving Mastodon’s disk usage
    Mastodon's built-in CLI gives you the availability to clean attachments and previews from remote accounts, purging the disk cache. This is fantastic and you couldn't […]
  • Hosting my own Mastodon instance
    ⚠️ Read this before deep diving I've been dealing with Mastodon's high disk usage for the last week. Have a read before installing your own […]
  • Migrating from Gatsby to custom Node.js script
    Two years ago I created a small site to track what movies and shows I watch. I did it with Gatbsy because well, it was […]
  • How to dynamically generate images with Node.js
    🚫 Problem Having to manually 😴 create unique images for Social Media (Open Graph) for your new blog posts. βœ… Solution Let's use Node.js to […]

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