Yesterday evening I took a conference call with a client who needed some work done in a WordPress site she was building. Wordpress is such a large and well developed entity, but I’ve avoided it for a long time due to it’s substantial attack surface, lack of native scalability, and the way I end up getting sucked into dealing with nit-picky backend issues rather than client experience.
Whether you’re crafting scientific research, your child’s term paper, or a blog like this one, editing text is a big part of most of our lives. Even when you find something so rhythmically fulfilling about repeatedly pressing arrow and delete keys, it can add up to a big misuse of time.
When I used to use Atom, there was a great collaborative writing tool called Teletype. It allowed multiple people to be editing the same files at the same time. I’ve been working on a book lately and wanted to get another one in progress with a group of authors, so I tried to find something that would duplicate Teletype’s functionality iThonically.