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Nobody tells you that professional software engineering is 98% figuring out make your build and tooling work, and 2% actually designing and writing code.

@anaulin So what you're saying is that if I switch JS frameworks every six months, I can achieve "five nines" in something?

@anaulin Yup, including a big chunk of UI design/debugging.

@anaulin Also explains why those of us who have been on the job for over a decade: don't want to try a new build system; don't want to try a new bug tracker; don't want to try a new VCS. These days I'm able to spend 90% of my time writing useful code!

See also, me avoiding meetings.

@anaulin My first ESP32 project took two days to setup the tool chain, 15 minutes to test the first program.

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