The death of the headphone jack

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
apple
google
iphone
ios
android
hardware

Apple had #courage and Google is proving they can imitate just as well as they can innovate. The headphone jack is effectively dead on cell phones as I suspect other manufacturers will start to implement this “me too” design philosophy. For me personally, I’m heavily invested in a set of […]

React Draft Wysiwyg with MongoDB

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
javascript
reactjs
mongodb

We love open source software here at CrowdSync. Sometimes though, we run into issues with the software we’ve deemed as the “right” package for us. A recent incident has been with React Draft Wysiwyg which we decided to use as part of our action to compose and send emails to […]

Corporate vs. Community in Open Source Software

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
linux
arch linux
opensuse

Earlier this year I went all in on Arch Linux. I had long desired a rolling release system that would provide me with the latest and greatest software that the free and open source software community had to offer. And it’s been about 3 weeks since GNOME 3.26 was released […]

The easiest way to engage your readers

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
blogging

I blog. I have some readers. I try to be engaging. I may not always succeed in being engaging but I do try. Thing is, it’s pretty freaking easy to engage with your readers. Assuming you have comments turned on at least. If you have comments turned on, perfect, all […]

When your ESP embarrasses you

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
blogging
jekyll
email

If you’re on my mailing list, you probably noticed that you have been receiving duplicates of my newsletter. My bad, many apologies for that. Unsure why, MailChimp, my ESP (email service provider) started double sending posts from my RSS feed this week. Fortunately, they only cost me 3 subscribers. This […]