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Learning all the intricacies of a framework takes a lot of time. Once a time, I was all for learning new things, but guess what: I discovered that old tools still delivered.

Sometimes the less dependencies factor matters too. Having to quickly develop a diagnostic application for users to download, a couple of years ago, guess what I chose: Visual Basic 6. Right, that ancient tool. No matter what, the application was easy to develop and the executable was a few kilobytes, with no requirements other than Windows 2000 SP4.

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