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Are Trendy Developers Ignoring Tradeoffs and Over-Engineering Workplaces? - Slashdot[^]

The problem with "keeping up" isn't with the developers as much as it is their employers. The employers continually fail to recognize that technology moves along at an admittedly too-fast pace, and they don't see any monetary gain to be realized from up with it.

In point of fact, the longer they wait to move to a more modern tech stack, the more it's going to cost them to do it, in both time and money. The devs play a moderate role in this, because they are resistant to change for the sake of change, but at the same time, the devs are usually the first ones to identify the need for change, because they are the ones mired in 10-15 year old code bases that are so heavily patched that nobody really has a grasp of what's going on. The stake holders don't want to allot time because they want new features, and the bean counters don't want to commit the money to a rewrite, and the devs become disenchanted with the whole thing because they have to maintain "crap code" in "ancient technology" that was end-of-lifed/abandoned years ago.

Trade-offs? I think not. Money? Yep.
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