A Quick JS Error Debugger

Although not very elaborate, here is a quick example of a self-contained JavaScript debugger that can bring problems to your attention … read more

CSS Media Query Debugger

I’ve made differing variations of this simple debugger based on name conventions in each project. Whether I use “small”, “medium”, “large”, or “mobile”, “tablet”, “desktop”, this is easy to customize … read more

2016: Goals and Transitions.

2015 has felt extraordinarily busy, but in an everyday grind kind of way. As we planned out the year, we knew it would mark the end of a short-term plan we had set a few years ago —surviving long enough to obtain Jessica’s Master’s in Social Work (MSW), and planning from there. What we didn’t anticipate was … read more

When Bad User Experience Cost Me

It all started with a mojito, or rather lack thereof. My lovely wife and I were at a wedding recently —without children, no less (Thanks Mimi and Bapa ). To my embarrassment, I neglected to buy her a drink almost the entire night … read more

Not-so-simple Forms with React

React’s form documentation focuses on basic properties and outlines the differences between controlled and uncontrolled components within forms, but composing more advanced forms is left up to the imagination of the developer … read more

A Grunt, Sass, and SVG Workflow

We are right in the middle of building a web app at Skosh Interactive. It was mere splash page and newsletter signup that needed to grow into Flask app with quite a few features –and ideally be mobile-friendly … read more

SVG Should Be Your First Choice

As a graphic designer with plenty of print experience, The first thing I reach for when I need a visual element is a vector-based file. If there are none to be had, something inside of me sighs sadly as I settle for a pixelled fallback … read more

Please Use Smart Guides in InDesign, Illustrator

If you have spent any amount of time using InDesign or Illustrator, I guarantee you have wanted to line up the edges of two (or more) elements. This is one of the most … read more


The snow is melting and spring is right around the corner. I can sense it in the air, but it’s not here yet. For now the wind is light, but it still carries with it enough of winter’s chill to remind me to pull my hat down over my ears. … read more

The Maskless Boy

It was a Sunday morning and the preacher was halfway through his sermon regarding expectations for elders and deacons. I found it interesting so far but was interrupted by a nudge. … read more