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I wrote—and deleted—a long thread about meeting a young programmer who had blind contempt for any language/framework/stack that was more than 2 years old.
TL;DW: Every language is a temporary fix for a transitory problem. It's revolutionary now, it'll be eye-rolling later.
Young programmers don't become (grumpy) old ones without letting go of the specifics, holding on to the lessons, and always ready to learn the next thing.
@readsteven Eh, if he really wants to work with 2 year old tech, it's his choice.
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