Refactored 067: "Make Boring Great Again"

Wherein Chris is not afraid of Big Bootcamp and Frank tells n00bs to git gud.

published Apr 30, 2022
Show Notes

Refactored #067: “Make Boring Great Again”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • Frank blows a bunch of money on some hoity-toity markers only to revert back to Expo.
  • Chris remembers the SaltStack vs Puppet decision differently than Frank, but they both agree, they wanted the Boring™ option.
  • Should Everyone Code? No. The answer is no. Not everyone should code. This is rookie marketing, and it’s bad.
  • Is Excel the largest and most popular development platform in the world? The guys discuss, and you may dislike their conclusion.
  • Feedback: Joe asks, “What is different about being an effective consultant vs being an effective employee for the same company?”
  • The (unofficial) pick of the week is The Practice of Professional Consulting by Edward G. Verlander.
  • … and much more!

Administrative note: One of the guys is quote “sick” (da hell kinda excuse is that? Is this the third grade?) and the other is “busy” with “back to back business travel” (sure bruh, sure - go ahead and lie to us, just don’t lie to yourself) but we expect the next eepisod to drop on May 10th.

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