As a developer, the more and more tools you experience the better. Each one will have benefits and drawbacks. They'll have times where they're the most appropriate and times where they shouldn't be considered whatsoever. Each tool you learn gives you a new perspective on how we can solve problems. Perhaps one tool exists with one technology, but doesn't for others. Ruby gems inspired npm which inspired cocoapods. Keep learning, keep trying and you'll be a better developer for it.
Heads up: As with any terse bit of advice, there will be exceptions of course, and subtleties and nuance that can't possibly be captured in a Byte of Wisdom. This has been what I've experienced, I'd love to hear yours in the comments too!
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