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Adrian Perea

I don't completely agree with you. On the one hand, you're right in saying that things that are marketed as shiny don't always shine so bright. But on the other hand, we need people to test new things and innovate. Otherwise, tech wouldn't move forward, and we won't have any new breakthroughs.

I don't know about you, but I don't want to believe in a world where there is no longer anything new and all the magic that can be found have already been exhausted.

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Chris Bertrand Author

That's completely fine Adrian, that's the joy of discussion! Tech has come on leaps and bounds, and I most certainly advocate for the use of new tech in development projects. I don't think that you constantly need to change your application to use them though. The problem you are trying to solve is more important than how you solve it. But yes, things would be a little dull if we were still programming in COBOL. 😉

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Adrian Perea

I wholeheartedly agree! There's a tendency to be hell-bent on using new technology since it's "the next big thing". A thorough understanding of what's already being offered is necessary. More often than not, the new technology is overkill of what you are trying to accomplish.

Cheers, Chris!