Working with software engineering and programming is being placed in a dynamic and challenging environment daily. New technologies appear, others disappear and most of them are constantly changing, enhancing their capabilities and improving their performance.
This scenario makes learning and keeping yourself up to date an important aspect of this type of career. Despite that, sometimes we ignore brand new technologies that are booming in popularity and trending in the developer ecosystem.
That may happen due to a variety of reasons: disliking a new language's syntax, finding a learning curve too steep or simply enjoying the toolkit you are most familiar with.
Which technologies were trending at a certain point but you refused to learn and why?