How to reduce Chrome resource usage

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Chrome is one of the most common web browsers used by a large audience. It is easy to use but at the same time a resource hog. The web standards and bleeding edge supports makes Chrome a developer friendly browser at the same time a resource hog. While a simple fix is disabling extensions that are not being used the other solution is to get The Great Suspender which will suspend the tabs that have not been viewed or switched to for a certain amount of time that can be set by the user

The extension offers some easy to setup customization that can help tune the plugin to your taste it has reduced my Chrome usage from 4.85 GB to 1.65 GB which is great because I have many tabs open but focus for a very long time on one tab while watching Youtube videos or reading articles. Thank you for reading.

Markdown everything

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After learning Markdown markup I am having a hard time writing posts in TinyMCE editor.

Markdown has changed my whole writing process. Now I only write HTML when I have to write HTML 5 template and it is only when I don’t have Jade compiler available.

Create bootable Mac OS Sierra installer flash drive

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Apple recently announced Mac OS Sierra at WWDC which is currently available as a Developer Preview and soon will be available as Public Beta.

While most of you may prefer installing it directly by upgrading their current EL Capitan setup others may want to clean install or create a bootable flash drive to install it on multiple Mac or have a USB installer instead.

You need to have a flash drive that is 8GB or above.

All you have to do is open Terminal and enter this command and change the usbmedia with you flash drive name.

(Be careful while choosing your flash drive as this process will erase the data on that specific volume)

sudo /Applications/Install 10.12 Developer Preview.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia –volume /Volumes/ –applicationpath /Applications/Install 10.12 Developer Preview.app

You should see something like this in your Terminal.

Ready to start.
To continue we need to erase the disk at /Volumes/Flash Drive.
If you wish to continue type (Y) then press return: Y
Erasing Disk: 0%… 10%… 20%… 30%…100%…
Copying installer files to disk…
Copy complete.
Making disk bootable…
Copying boot files…
Copy complete.
Done.

You can now reboot your Mac and hold the option key to switch to the flash drive that contains the installer

Thank you for reading.