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This week: Figuring out your social support as a manager, 2016 Git Recap, Understanding and estimating software maintenance costs, distributed teams rule number one.
Cate Huston, in her series on navigating the role of Engineering Manager, on figuring out your social support. Related: Cate is an admin for the “New-ish Eng Manager Slack channel” and you can ask for invitation.
Last year was a big year for upgrades in Git. Tim Pettersen put together a roundup of his favorite changes and improvements to Git features over the course of the year.
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Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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