The CaVRio my little personal project

When I was a kid I always liked motorcycles, loved them, mostly the sports ones, had my whole room in my parents home full of posters and pictures. But it wasn't until I got my first car that I started to love them. My first car was a Golf MKII very good car. Fast, reliable, but it was kinda old. We had to get rid of it and I got another car, that's when I started to work on my car, started to modify it, install and fix stuff by myself, etc. Then I left that one to my brother and I got my Cabrio. This is a post about that project and his long journey


Field validations, more specific, Name Field validations

I was talking with some friends, the other day about how I got 3 letters on my mailbox. All of them were the exactly same letter, but one was sent to 
Yeomans G. Rivera
the second one was sent to 
Gustavo R. Yeomans
and the third one was sent to
Gustavo RiveraYeomans
None of which was my correct name. In my country,  México, names are different from what is the tradition in the US, we have a First Name. 0, 1 or n middle names (which is more likely 0 or 1) and we use 2 last names mostly, your Father's comes first, then your Mother's.

Quick tip: How to install or uninstall an app in several Android devices with just one command

From my contribution in my company's blog

Recently, while working on a mobile project, I found myself spending a lot of time connecting a device, uninstalling the previous version of the Application Under Test (AUT), installing the new one, and then disconnecting the device, just to do it again on another 6 or 7 devices (I would like to talk about why it is better to test on actual devices than in a simulator, but that topic deserves its own blog post).


Hands On - Moto 360

Some nights ago, late, my wife and I were watching TV. While I was constantly changing channels, as I always do, I stopped in an infomercial "Paint Zoom". After 5 min watching all the stuff it can do, I turn to my wife and say "Dear, I want that" smiling she says "You always want everything, you are a marketing victim". I had to agree, I really am a victim of marketing. Since I remember I always wanted a lot of stuff, the garden hose that is like the firefighters, the "Mercury Clean" spray, and lots of other stuff.

That aside, from sometime to now, I acquired a zest for electronics and I have become an "Early adopter" mostly for Google Devices. During the last 2 years I've been one of the firsts on buying a Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 on their launch date, and I was preparing for the Nexus 6 but, not anymore, little bit expensive and the Nexus 5 is still hanging on. But, this time, I got the most new device from Motorola, the Moto 360. Bought it during the launch date and I was one of the lucky ones to get it then. These are my impressions:


Back to the basics: The best browser add-ons for Quality Assurance

Originally posted on the blog of my company.

Recently, Firefox 29 was rolled out with a new redesign and, while downloading and installing it, I realized all the history Firefox and I have together. I believe the first version I installed was 2.7; since then we've been BFFs.

I've seen some browsers rise, grow, and die, like Flock (based on Firefox) and Rockmelt (based on Chrome). I have also seen others that always have been there, like Opera and Internet Explorer, but they have never been good enough.


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