Trying Out Vim Jun 15, 2015

Did it start out of boredom? It may have been the desire to be faster. Maybe it was the constant stream of tweets and blog posts about VIM. Could programming be quicker and simpler with VIM? I was stepping out on my editor (Sublime Text 2) and looking...

Five Apps I Use Daily (Non Dev) Jun 02, 2015

In this top five, I focus on apps I use on a daily basis. While this isn't a list of development apps I use on a day-to-day. These all are three shades of rad and help me get through my day.

01. Spotify

Spotify is the best app for managing and listening...

Making a Clock With SnapSVG and Moment.js Apr 05, 2015

Recently I've been tinkering around with SVGs. I found SnapSVG and haven't looked back. I think that in order to truly learn something, one has to make it fun. Any one who's been around me for longer than ten minutes knows I love two things pecan pie...

Being a Front-End Developer Dec 03, 2014

The thing I dread most about old classmates and new acquaintances: explaining what I do for a living. Usually it ends the same way; I generalize my profession as "computer programming" or "I work with computers". Don't get it twisted brothers and...

Making The Move To Middleman Oct 01, 2014

So for awhile now I've been thinking about moving the site from my url at jeffboshers.com to this here vanity url.

I'll document what I find. I promise.

In the meanwhile, I'll continue to backport old content here, just in case someone wants to read...

The Lost Art of Asking Questions Aug 07, 2012

There are virtually thousands of weapons a freelance designer has available in their everyday arsenal. From wireframe apps to invoicing services the possibility are endless. Yet what it the most overlooked tool in a designers toolbox? The art of asking...

Steering the Ship: Client Navigator Oct 09, 2009

We have all heard the war stories (or been part of them), the horrible clients who change their minds more than a kid at a candy store when it comes to their web presence. Our jobs as designers is to effectively solve client problems, repeat after...

You're Not A Mind Reader Aug 04, 2009

In order to completely satisfy the client we need to be on the same page. How do you get on the same page? By effectively asking questions! Ten points to the kid in the back of the class, who yelled out the answer. Here we take a look at seven areas...