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I'm not sure the proliferation of styles and tools is really "learning the basics", it's learning a lot of toolchains that are highly specialized, yet not designed to work logically with existing practices.

Of course, people have to keep learning things, but an environment where progress allows for throwing the baby out with the bathwater for every small evolution, I'm not sure that's progress.

Surface area of what you need to know sometimes increases without having made as much progress on the actual problems being solved.

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