I saw a relatable plea on my social media feed this month: “Please, 2023, I don’t need you to be my year, I just need you to sit quietly in the corner and not make any noise.”

Let’s take a look at the most popular CMS on the planet: WordPress. If you’re a developer inexperienced with WordPress, some of what you’re about to read will surely make you cringe.

There are a lot of ways to use git to collaborate with other developers. I’ve found the following principles to be useful for keeping my sanity when working with git.

Game masters also have an inside joke: “No plot survives contact with the players.” When I attempt to drive the plot, dictate the player options and the pacing, the players begin to disengage. The same thing happens on teams when a leader begins to white-knuckle the steering wheel.