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This can get really messy. Using it on your job, creates a one-off orphan that no one knows how it works. Then I've seen a number of people claim they used it but didn't

I've also found this as a partial negative. Positive you took initiative, and want to learn. Negative you've now written a product that only you can maintain, and doesn't listen well.

I go down the honest path. Of I did a proof of concept, or scratch project in this language. But didn't get the buy in from the rest of the team. Which sometimes leads to why am I not good at sailing new technologies.




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