Submitting Your First Conference Talk
Whether you’re a seasoned speaker or just starting out, this guide will provide you with tips to help you make the most of your conference talk submission and increase your chances of being selected to speak.
What I'm Ditching in 2023
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.”
A Developer's Guide to WordPress
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.
Lessons from the Tabletop: Know Your Domain
Planning is essential. Plans are useless.
Using git on Small Teams: Best Practices
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.
Lessons from the Tabletop: Letting Go
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.
Lessons from the Tabletop: Things I've Learned about Project Management from Dungeons & Dragons
For the past year or so, I’ve been getting together with a group of friends once a week to play Dungeons and Dragons. The popular role-playing game from the ‘70s has enjoyed something of a resurgence in the last few years.