It was a great idea to use git and create portal like GitHub and share source code among other developers. One of the benefits is, you do not need to reinvent the wheel and just use package you need. And because lot of users will add it to their projects, it gets well tested. But I can see there a big problem: maintenance.
If you are working on a project, you sure use open source projects, libraries and frameworks. All these stuff helps you build something amazing and do it faster. And also you know what a good feeling it is, when someone write a good review or give your fan page like. So do the same.
For a long time I didn't know that even writing commit message can have its own "best practices". When I got in touch with git for the first time, this part was described with words like "...and here you can write something short about what's going on in the commit".
We all know a lot of jokes about comments and why not to write them. Even many articles suggest not to write comments. Why is that so?
I came on a project where the whole team left and now they hired me and two other developers. The project is one big mystery and there are only few people in the c...