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GeneralRe: Are you overwhelmed by new (software) technologies ? Pin
Martin ISDN21-Dec-21 23:41
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Matt Bond22-Dec-21 10:43
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I'm a desktop developer that is being forced into learning web technologies. I too feel like it's all just too complex for sanity.

I played with the web over a decade ago, so I knew the bare bones. My work recently paid for a Pluralsight subscription. Even then, my issue is finding info for experienced coders that just need to know the gotcha's and syntax of the new language. I don't need a for loop explained to me. I need to know the difference between "==" and "===" in JavaScript.

I did a basic and intermediate JavaScript course by the same person and skimmed through it. Out of the 3 hours of video, I probably found 10 minutes of useful info. None of the sample code worked out of the box, so at least I learned something by fixing it. Then I found Kyle Simpson's Advanced JavaScript, which torn a big one into what I just learned because he actually explained the concepts behind the syntax. He has studied the standard, so he knows JavaScript well. He also has several utilities out there that are not uncommonly used.

The stupid thing is that my work expects me to already know JavaScript (remember, I'm a desktop developer). They want me to learn React and graphQL. I can't even get there until I know the web basics.

On the flip side, there is a junior developer at my job (hired right out of college) that doesn't know what cmd is or how to use it. They can, however, work on websites without issue. It's a different world.
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