Organising Github Issues

Zach Dunn, writing for Robin Powered, Inc: "How we organize GitHub issues: A simple styleguide for tagging" For people who make software, the internet has no shortage of best practice for workflow organization like Git Flow, release versioning, GitHub, etc. When you get to the topic of issue management, the reading material plummets. At Robin, … Continue reading Organising Github Issues

The tyranny of version numbers

Managing a software project around version numbers holds back prompt releases of new features. To paraphrase a Hollywood pirate, they're more like guidelines, anyway. I've been fortunate (read: stubborn enough) to have been contributing code to BuddyPress since around late 2009. In those early days of the project, the time between releases has fluctuated significantly. … Continue reading The tyranny of version numbers

“The job of leadership is to foster alignment and enthusiasm toward the right goal.”

Just saw this from Ev Williams on Medium about being a leader. It rings true to me: Try to be a good one, by helping create alignment (communicate well), be enthusiastic (sucky attitudes are for big companies), and help us (and your team, especially) figure out if we’re trying to do the right things (short … Continue reading “The job of leadership is to foster alignment and enthusiasm toward the right goal.”