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Discussion on: The Dark Side Of The Magic

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Jason C. McDonald Author

What if this is an indication that we need a higher level platform to develop in?

Such has been called for hundreds of times since the genesis of programming. The ball always rolls a little ways, maybe produces a new language, only to discover that we can't get away from the fundamental concepts we're building on.

Read "Dreaming in Code" by Scott Rosenberg.

The "order of blame" is kinda easy to get flipped. Said group isn't apathetic because they use Javascript. They use Javascript (arguably improperly) because of their apathy.

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Fernando Doglio

Interesting, I'll look it up. Thanks!