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Discussion on: Starting a Startup: A 5-Step Framework for Picking Tech

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Michael Messerli

I agree! It wouldn't be my stack personally, but that's kind of the point.

I focus on the languages I'm good at because I want to build fast and efficiently. We get caught up in scalability and fancy new features way too early.

That being said I love learning new stacks, and then get over excited and think I'm going to rewrite my old projects in this sexy new framework. I spend a week doing that and then realize "what am I doing?", this is going to take twice as long because I'm still learning it and the end result is going to be even messier. πŸ˜‚

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drew.tech Author

I do the same thing with learning new frameworks! It’s a good approach to learn, but the result is code I always feel like throwing away πŸ˜…

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Michael Messerli

Definitely my favorite approach. I take on a large-ish project and every time I get stuck I research it and learn something new. Been doing that for years.