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Ben Nadel at cf.Objective() 2011 (Minneapolis, MN) with: Haley Groves
Ben Nadel at cf.Objective() 2011 (Minneapolis, MN) with: Haley Groves

Working Code Podcast - Episode 025: Breaking Up With Your Stack

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There's no one reason that companies move away from or onto a technology stack. Sometimes a given technology is no longer actively updated; sometimes the pool of developers that uses a technology shrinks, making it hard to hire new engineers or find community support; sometimes people just like the new hawtness; sometimes licensing costs become prohibitively expensive; sometimes there's a leadership change at your company; and, sometimes a team just believes that a new technology will solve all of their problems (spoiler alert: it won't). This week, the crew meets to talk about reasons that they've moved on from or stuck with a set of chosen technologies.

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