[TUHS] Another "craft" discussion topic - mindless tool proliferation

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Wed Sep 20 03:05:45 AEST 2017


On Tue, 19 Sep 2017, Jon Steinhart wrote:

> Another example is a more recent web-based project on which I was advising.
> I'm a big fan of jQuery; it gets the job done.  Someone said "Why are you
> using that instead of angular?"  I did a bit of research before answering.
> Turns out that one of the main reasons given for angular over jQuery was
> that "it's fresh".  That was a new one for me.  Still unclear why freshness
> is an attribute that would trump stability.

I see it all the time and call it "blinded by the leet".

-uso.


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